Govt labs are not equipped to test Maggi: Nestle


New Delhi: Nestle on Friday urged the Bombay High Court to revise the order of banning Maggi stating that the government labs are not equipped to conduct lead test. States like Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab, Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Goa and Uttarakhand have banned Maggi noodles amid mounting food safety concerns and several laboratory tests reporting excessive lead in it.

Counsel for Maggi, presenting findal arguments in Bombay High Court said that West Bengal, Pune, Delhi labs are not competent to check lead content adding that Varodra, Rajkot and Uttarakhand labs are not accredited for lab test.The counsel further stated that two different labs testing the same batch were showing contradictory results.