June 5, 2015: After a controversy erupted over Maggi contents Nestle India on Thursday night decided to take Maggi off the shelves. Nestle India has said it is temporarily taking its bestselling instant noodle brand Maggi off the shelves in India.
Since the product have been testing for higher-than-allowed levels of lead it comes amid concerns about safety as several states.So, they have also been testing for the chemical monosodium glutamate, widely known as MSG.It is said that recent developments and unfounded concerns about the product have led to an environment of confusion for the consumer.
Maggi noodles had already been banned the sale of Maggi noodles after concerns were raised over presence of monosodium glutamate (MSG) and lead beyond permissible levels in the product for 15 days in India’s capital Delhi and states including Gujarat. However, other states had deemed them safe.
The Firm have decided to withdraw the product off the shelves, despite the product being safe but promised the noodles would return to the market as soon as the current problem was dealt with.Nestle said in a statement that Maggi noodles were completely safe on Friday.