Assistant Commissioner of Food Safety said the MSG and lead were found in the samples. The Uttar Pradesh Food Safety and Drug Administration Department will soon start prosecution proceedings against Nestle which manufactures Maggi, he added.

Meanwhile, Nestle released an statement with regard to the issue, “We don't add MSG to Maggi Noodles. We use raw materials that may contain naturally occurring glutamate. It could be confused with commercially produced MSG.”

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