WARNING: Maggi Noodles Banned in New Delhi Due to High Lead Content

Abnormal amount of lead was discovered on the well-known Maggi noodles opposed to the standard levels were immediately pulled out from New Delhi resulting in huge dropped of sales of the product. Owners in the India’s capital ordered to take them off their stores due to the high lead content result conducted from laboratory tests. maggi noodels YOPS WARNING: Maggi Noodles Banned in New Delhi Due to High Lead Content Maggi noodles have been banned for 15 days in the state of Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi. Major grocery chains in the said areas have also pulled out this product off their shelves, as BBC reported. Two dozen packets of the noodles were subjected for laboratory tests and the results revealed the excessive amount of lead than the allowable levels. It was nearly seven times than the normal content. Nestle’s Maggi noodles were widely used in India due to its “two minute” cooking time advertising campaign and were advertised by some of the biggest Bollywood stars on the mainstream media. On the other hand, Nestle have released a statement regarding the issue and they stated that their products were carefully tested and that the noodles are “safe to eat.”