Pakistani Hindu women mourn the deaths of their family members in Tando Muhammad Khan near Hyderabad. A Pakistani police officer says a numbers of people have died after consuming illegally-made alcohol during religious celebrations in southern Pakistan.
Central food safety regulator FSSAI has ordered testing of various noodles, pasta and macaroni brands, including Top Ramen, Foodles and Wai Wai, manufactured by seven companies to check compliance of norms in the wake of Maggi controversy.
An expert in Assam State Public Health Laboratory examines the Maggi noodles in Guwahati. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India have advised all state governments to test samples of Maggi noodles.
Packets of Maggi noodles hang on display at a shop in New Delhi. Shopkeepers withdrew the popular brand of instant noodle from their shelves after tests revealed the snack contained lead above permissible levels.
Facing trouble in many states over the safety of its popular Maggi noodles, Nestle India has courted fresh trouble after a preliminary test by a state agency of a sample of their milk powder allegedly found live larvae in it. The Drug Administration Department (food safety wing), tested the NAN PRO3 milk powder, bought by a cab driver and the initial report by one of its food analysts found live larvae in the sample.
Nestle India is heading for a legal trouble over safety standards of its famous Maggi noodles, as the Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has given its go-ahead to file a case against the company and five others in a local court in Uttar Pradesh.
Relatives of an unidentified person who died after drinking toxic liquor, wail near his body, in Adampur village, in Uttar Pradesh. A batch of toxic bootleg liquor killed at least 32 people, mostly poor laborers.