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Indonesia's Indofood eyes $3-billion purchase of noodle maker Pinehill

Jun 08, 2020 - 9:00 PM

The maker of the popular Indomie is looking to buy British Virgin Islands-based Pinehill

INDOMIE. Indonesian food giant Indofood produces this popular brand of instant noodles. Photo from Shutterstock

Nestlé says fresh tests show Maggi noodles are safe

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:03 PM

All the 90 samples covering 6 variants tested by these laboratories are clear with lead much below the permissible limits the Swiss food giant s Indian unit says in a statement

SAFE, NEW TESTS SHOW. Nestlé India "always maintained that Maggi noodles were safe." File photo by EPA / Harish Tyagi

Nestle says India's Maggi ban cost 44.5 million euros

Jun 16, 2015 - 8:23 AM

Nestle which says the noodles are safe to eat says it would keep the product off store shelves despite the court action it has launched challenging the ban

BANNED. Nestle 'Maggi' instant noodles are photographed in a shop in the Indian capital New Delhi on June 3, 2015. Chandan Khanna/AFP

Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court

Jun 11, 2015 - 3:53 PM

Nestle says it has 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

TAINTED? A packet of Maggi brand noodles in New Delhi, India, June 4, 2015. Harish Tyagi/EPA

India to seek damages from Nestle over 'unsafe noodles'

Jun 08, 2015 - 7:55 PM

The consumer affairs ministry is to seek an undisclosed amount of compensation from the Swiss giant for false advertising

NO MORE MAGGI. Indian slum children hold packets of Maggi brand noodles as they take part in a protest against them in Bhopal, India, June 5, 2015. Sanjeev Gupta/EPA

Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare

Jun 05, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Nestle says that although Maggi noodles are safe it decided to withdraw them because unfounded concerns brought about an environment of confusion

MAGGI BURNS. Indian students and activists burn Maggi brand noodles packets after tests showed the product might be unsafe, in Calcutta, India, 04 June 2015. Photo by EPA.

Pemberton in court, Ona resignation, Anne Curtis on Twitter | The wRap

Dec 19, 2014 - 7:28 PM

US Marine Pemberton shows up in court Health Secretary Ona resigns Twitter says Anne Curtis is a social media influencer

Instant noodles recalled as Taiwan food scare widens

Dec 18, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Sauce packages in the two flavors of instant noodles produced by Wei Lih Food Industrial Co might be contaminated with dimethyl yellow

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women

Aug 22, 2014 - 11:35 AM

Researchers at Harvard University found that there was a 68 higher risk of metabolic syndrome among women but not men who ate instant noodles more than twice per week

INSTANT NOODLES. Employees work on the production line of instant noodles in a food manufacturing facility in Wuhan, Hubei province, central China, 14 May 2013. Shepherd Zhou/EPA

10 brands Filipinos buy the most

May 03, 2013 - 3:41 PM

Lucky Me Silver Swan and Oishi are the only locally owned brands in the Philippine poll of top brands indicating a growing preference for global brands