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Govt bans Wai Wai noodles

After magi, Assam government had banned on sale of Wai-Wai noodles in state. Issued a notification on Monday, Assam government said that, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 30(2)(a) of Food Safety and Standards Act,2006, and in the interest of public health has prohibited the manufacture , storage, distribution and sale of Wai-Wai 1-2-3 Noodles(mini) and Wai-Wai mimi Ready to eat Noodles by CG Foods in the State and declared it unsafe in terms of provision of Section 3 (1) (zz) of the Food Safety & Standards Act,2006, initially for a period of 30 (thirty) days with immediate effect.

“The samples of both the Noodles have tested positive for Mono-Sodium Glutamate which is prohibited to be used as additive in Pastas and Noodles as per Regulations 3.1.11.1 of Food Safety & Standards ( Food Products Standard and Food Additives) Regulations,2011,” said in the government notification.

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