A nationwide scrutiny has shown that it contains lead beyond permissible limits and monosodium glutamate, a taste enhancer. It has already disappeared from Kerala’s state-run supermarkets. The Delhi government is looking to initiate a case against Nestlé. A Bihar court has directed the police to register an FIR against the company and filmstars Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta for endorsing the snack.
On the BSE, its share tanked more than 11 per cent as the news broke. More states have ordered Maggi lab tests. The Swiss MNC is expected to face trouble globally for selling an unhealthy product. Singles who live alone had better look for an alternative staple.