Maggi has poisonous lead in it: SC gives admittance to the hearing

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New Delhi : Yet again, the popular Nestle brand is in danger. In a major setback, the company admitted to the presence of lead in its popular FMCG product of popular noodles. The Supreme Court, today, gave admittance by the lawyers of the company as the case was being heard.

The Supreme Court hearing indicates that the Government vs Nestle debate was again ignited after the safety of the immensely popular noodles was questioned. The Supreme Court has revived action suit against Nestle initiated by NCDRC for lead content in Maggi.

To remember, in 2017, huge tonnes of food product were destroyed because it failed the health safety norms. Moreover, the government has moved a class action against Nestle seeking damages of Rs 640 crore.

In the hearing, the Supreme Court judge asked the Nestle company that why should he eat noodles with any lead content when it was argued that the content of highly toxic lead was within 'permissible' limits. The latest hearing once gain has given rise to the long-standing debate about the safety of the food products that are being fed to millions of children and adults across the country.

Possibly, other Maggi-like food production house will take full benefit of the current crises on Nestle. But, what about those million of Indians who can’t just live without Maggi?