Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Noodles found ‘sub-standard’; fails lab test

indexNEW DELHI: After Nestle’s Maggi, it is Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Atta Noodles that has come under Food Security’s scanner. Food Security and Drugs Administration (FSDA) based in Meerut has found a sample of Patanjali Atta Noodles “sub-standard”, according to a National Daily .
Reportedly, the ash content in the tastemeker exceeded the prescribed limits by nearly three times, even higher than Maggi samples.
The test was carried out on samples of Patanjali Noodles, Maggi and Yippee collected from Meerut on 5 February this year. In all the three samples, ash content found was invariably high, as per TOI reports.
Chief Food Safety Officer JP Singh was quoted as saying that Patanjali Atta Noodles had 2.69% of ash content, which is the highest in all three brands.
The permissible limit for ash content according to law is 1%, but all the three samples failed the test and were found “substandard” for consumption.

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