Nadda added that he will hold a meeting tonight or tomorrow to take a complete stock of the whole issue. "We had issued an advisory to all the states and told them to take samples of Maggi noodles and report to us by June 1. The states have started sending their reports. Few states are still left.

"We are waiting for the reports to come. We are taking a view on it. Maybe tonight or tomorrow we will be having a meeting. We will take a complete picture of the issue. Accordingly action will be taken. No laxity will be there. Appropriate action will be taken," Nadda stated.

After Uttar Pradesh, the probe into alleged lapses of food safety standards was expanded and Maggi noodle samples are being tested across the country. However, Nestle India claimed it has got samples tested in an external laboratory as well as in-house and that the product was found 'safe to eat'.

Nadda said that his Ministry is seeing to it that the report from different states reach them as soon as possible so that it can take a view on the issue.

Asked whether any advisory has been issued from the Union Health Ministry to the states to put the product on hold, Nadda said, "Not yet. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is going to take a complete picture after getting reports from states."

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