The Odisha government on Wednesday said it has sent samples of Maggi noodles to a laboratory in Pune for testing its lead content.
Odisha is a state in the eastern India. Health and Family Welfare secretary Arati Ahuja said the samples had been sent to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) accredited Central Food Laboratory.
The product allegedly contains lead beyond permissible amount.
States like Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Kerala have started taking action against the sale of Maggi noodles