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Nestlé will destroy 400 million packets of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator. The 'Maggi-gate' saga is one thing, a massive thing for Nestlé, but this article argues that excess lead exposure from many sources is a real and inevitable danger in India.
Nestlé will destroy 400 million packets of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator. The company says it will take at least 40 days to destroy all the noodles at a cost of some $50m, probably more.
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