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Nestle noodle crisis shows long road for India's food safety

Government authorities seen lacking the resources for widespread inspections
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 05:50

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, known as the FSSAI, ordered a recall on June 5, calling samples of Maggi tested by various states "unsafe and hazardous for human consumption".

New Delhi

THE man who helped spark one of India's largest food recalls - prompting Nestle SA's top executive to rush to New Delhi last week - says government authorities lack the resources for widespread inspections.

VK Pandey's team in Uttar Pradesh, India's largest state,

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