Bombay High Court lifts ban on Maggi; orders fresh tests

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today lifted the ban on Nestle’s flagship instant noodle brand Maggi and called for fresh tests within six weeks to again check if it complies with the country’s food safety norms. The relief came following a petition filed by Nestle India, challenging the withdrawal and recall order of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The food safety watchdog had passed its orders on June 5, following which Nestle had withdrawn Maggi from the market. A similar order was also passed on Maggi’sRead More

Nestle approaches Bombay High Court against FSSAI, Maharashtra FDA order

New Delhi: Embroiled in the Maggi controversy, Nestle India today said it has approached the Bombay High Court to seek a judicial review of the food safety regulator FSSAI’s order over quality of its instant noodles. “As part of the efforts to resolve the Maggi noodles issue, Nestle India has today approached the Bombay High Court raising issues of interpretation of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2011 while seeking a judicial review of the order dated June 6, 2015, passed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in MaharashtraRead More