Amway India and Nestle India are among food business operators who have been found to have violated the regulatory and manufacturing standards leading to recall of their products or withdrawal of NoCs, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said.
“The food business operators who have been found to have violated the regulatory and manufacturing standards leading to recall of products or withdrawal of NoCs of applications for product approval are Amway India Enterprises (Nutrilite cal mag D, Nutrilite B tablets, Nutrilite iron-folic acid tablets, Nutrilite Bio C, Poitrium-Vanilla and Nutrilite kids drinks mixed with fruit flavor). Monster Energy India (Monster energy drink), Pushpam Foods (cloud 9 energy drinks), Hector Beverage (Tzinga energy drink), Akoaroma Co (Akoaroma flavoured water), Nestle India (maggi instant noodles), Pushpam Foods (restless energy drink), Barry Callebaut India (milk compound, dark compound and white compound) and Jagdale Industries (Mulmin Plus capsules, Mulmin pro, Mulmin syrup and Mulmin drops) have been found violating standards,” Nadda said.
Nadda said that NoCs of various food products (more particularly the energy drinks) manufactured by different companies including the MNCs have been withdrawn and orders issued for recall of products details of which are on the FSSAI website.
“The cabinet has approved the Consumer Protection Bill 2015. The new Bill provides for establishment of a Central Consumer Protection Authority with power to investigate recall goods found to be unsafe,” Nadda said.