Published On: Wed, Jul 8th, 2015

Nestle reportedly pays Ambuja cement 20 crores to destroy recalled packets of Maggi

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The once ubiquitous Nestle Maggi Noodle which was a favorite across all age groups now faces the incinerator. According to reports, Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi instant noodles, which were found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in the country.  When contacted, a Nestle India spokesperson told PTI: “Gujarat Ambuja Cements is… helping us to destroy the Maggi noodles being withdrawn by us from the market”.

Last month, Nestle India, the manufacturer of India’s most loved instant food declared that it was in the process of destroying its instant noodles post the central food safety regulator FSSAI’s banned the product due to the presence of lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG) beyond permissible limits.

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