The aftermath of the Maggi controversy, India’s food safety regulator becomes more aware regarding other food products and informed all the officials to take off all the samples of noodles, pastas and macroni products. The products, include Top Ramen, Wai Wai, and Foodles, which are under the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) testing.

The FSSAI ordered to the state food safety authorities to withdraw and destroy all the illegal food products, which not have been analysis as per the product approval procedures. The FSSAI’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) YS Malik stated,

“Various test results on Maggi and some similar products have raised serious health concerns. Thus, it would be advisable to draw regulatory samples for similar products for which approvals have been granted by the FSSAI”.

The companies, which have been listed for the testing are Nestle India, ITC, Indo Nissin Food Ltd., GSK Consumer Healthcare, CG Foods India, Ruchi International and AA Nutrition Ltd. The food products of the companies include Atta Noodle of Indo Nissin, instant noodles of ITC, Vegetarian noodles of AA Nutrition, Wai Wai noodles and Bhujiya Chicken snacks by CG Foods, Koka Instant Noodles from Ruchi International, Foodies by GSK Consumer Healthcare.

The state food authorities have been sent their reports by 19th June and while on testing, if any of food products were not obeying the permissible standard, then the legal action will be taken. FSSAI has prohibited all the variants of Maggi noodle and marking them as unsafe and hazardous food for the human consumption.