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  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

  • Drugs court rules: Warranties by wholesalers, distributors sheer violation of laws

    LAHORE: Declaring warranties by unuthorised medicine wholesalers and distributors illegal and sheer violation of laws, the Lahore Division Drugs Court has directed the provincial authorities to stop this menace to prevent sale of spurious and substandard life-saving drugs...

    “It is of great concern that such unlawful warranties are being produced by chemists/wholesalers/distributors which have been making the cases more challenging...

  • LPG distributors give 72-hour ultimatum

    LAHORE: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distributors Association on Tuesday gave a 72-hour deadline to the government and marketing companies for withdrawing the illegal price hike or risk shutter down...

    Addressing a press conference, the association’s chairman Irfan Khokhar said that distributors will stop supplies to Lahore and Gujranwala divisions...

  • India bans Nestle’s Maggi noodles for excessive lead

    NEW DELHI: India’s food safety regulator on Friday banned Nestle from making and selling its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles, calling them “unsafe” and “hazardous” after tests found they contained excessive lead...

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said it was ordering Nestle to halt manufacturing after tests by some states found lead levels above statutory limits...

  • India noodle crisis: labelling dispute lands Nestle in hot water

    BARABANKI: The packets of Nestle’s Maggi 2-Minute Noodles that triggered India’s worst food scare in a decade almost got lost in the post...

    From there, what began as a minor labelling dispute that according to a local magistrate could have been settled with a $400 fine, spiralled into Nestle’s worst public relations crisis to date in India...

  • Nestle, Unilever think small in Big Food’s sales quest

    LONDON: Nestle and Unilever both snapped up small, artisanal brands on Thursday, part of a drive by big food firms to boost slowing sales with products seen as ethical or healthy...

    Natural, organic, artisanal or plant-based products have been a bright spot in an otherwise tepid market, where the need to buy growth and cut costs led to Danone’s purchase of WhiteWave and failed attempts by Kraft Heinz to buy Unilever and Mondelez to...

  • Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court

    MUMBAI/ZURICH: Nestle said Thursday it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead...

    Nestle said it had approached the high court in the city of Mumbai seeking a judicial review of a June 5 order from the government's food safety regulator banning the product...

  • FDA testing Nestle’s Maggi noodles after India recall

    ZURICH: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is testing samples of a Nestle instant noodle brand that was recalled from stores across India last week, a spokeswoman for the Swiss food group said on Thursday...

    Nestle, the world’s largest food company, is seeking to defend its reputation in India after it pulled Maggi instant noodles from stores following reports by regulators that some packets contained excess lead...

  • Nestle withdraws Maggi noodles in India after food scare

    MUMBAI: Food group Nestle has withdrawn Maggi noodles from sale in India due to “an environment of confusion for consumers”, following a food scare sparked by reports of excess lead in some packets of the popular instant snack...

    Nestle reiterated the noodles were safe, but after coming under fire in local media for reacting too little and too late, the group said it would recall the product regardless...

  • Delhi seeks damages from Nestle

    NEW DELHI: An Indian official says the government is seeking damages from Nestle India, accusing it of unfair trade practices and false labeling after several states found its popular brand of instant noodles contained unsafe levels of lead...

    In May, Nestle India took its Maggie brand of instant noodles off the shelves after several states banned it for allegedly unsafe levels of lead...

  • Indian court overturns Nestle noodle ban, orders new tests

    MUMBAI: An Indian court on Thursday overturned a government ban on Nestle's hugely popular Maggi noodles brand, but ordered further tests before the product can go back on sale...

    Nestle had gone to the court to challenge the nationwide ban ordered by India's food safety watchdog in June after tests by some states found lead levels exceeded statutory limits...

  • Nestle's Maggi noodles return to India after 'crisis'

    MUMBAI: Nestle's hugely popular Maggi noodles returned Monday to shelves in India five months after the government banned them over lead levels, in one of the biggest crises to hit the Swiss giant...

    India's food safety watchdog banned the noodles nationwide in June after test results showed packets exceeded legal limits of lead, while criticising Nestle for failing to list flavour enhancer monosodium glutamate (MSG) on labels...

  • Lifting of ban on Nestle’s Maggi challenged

    NEW DELHI: India’s food safety authority has appealed in the country’s top court a regional court’s order in favour of the Indian unit of Nestle SA in its battle to overturn a nationwide ban of its Maggi instant noodles, local media reported on Monday...

    Nestle India resumed selling its popular Maggi noodles this month after getting the green light from government laboratories, as mandated by the Bombay High Court in August...

  • Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over US GMO labelling

    Packaged foods manufacturers are facing flagging consumer trust and stagnating demand for some core products as consumers opt for foods with simpler ingredient lists...

    Nestle, the world’s largest food maker, and rivals including Hershey Co and Unilever Plc want the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to include on the label ingredients from crops that were genetically modified such as canola and soybean oils and sugar from beet... ...

  • SC orders forensic audit of Nestle's mineral water operations

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered a forensic audit of Nestle's mineral water operations and directed that samples from all major mineral water companies be checked...

    In today's hearing, senior lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan, on behalf of Nestle, sought one month's time to submit a report but the chief justice turned down the plea...

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