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Nestle pulls Maggi noodles from India stores

It reiterates that noodles are safe, but withdraws the product following confusion over excess lead reports

OFF THE SHELF: Nestle will pull Maggi noodles from stores, more than two weeks after food inspectors first reported their findings. At least six states, several major retailers and even the Indian army have banned them.


NESTLE SA will pull its Maggi instant noodles from stores across India, withdrawing one of the country's most popular snacks after weeks of damaging headlines triggered by regulators' reports that some packs contained excess lead.

In what has become India's most significant