Food safety

Tale of neglect

Print edition : July 10, 2015

A stockist removes Maggi noodle packets in Udhagamandalam in Tamil Nadu. Photo: M. Sathyamoorthy

Food Safety Officer Danaraju (left) inspects Maggi noodle packets at a shop on Anna Salai in Puducherry on June 4. Photo: S.S. KUMAR

The Maggi controversy, while shining the spotlight on food safety, has also exposed government apathy towards strengthening monitoring agencies, which remain hobbled by a lack of infrastructural facilities and insufficient funds.
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