June 12th, 2015
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has decided to recall its Chinese range of ‘Knorr’ instant noodles from the market pending product approval from the central food safety regulator FSSAI.
HUL’s decision to withdraw the product comes a day after reports that Hindustan Unilever’s Chinese range of ‘Knorr’ instant noodles may come under the scanner of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) as the product was not in its approved list.
“HUL has decided to stop production and sale of its Chinese range of instant noodles till such time as its application is approved by FSSAI. HUL is initiating a withdrawal of its Chinese instant noodles from the market,” HUL said in a statement.It, however, made it clear that “the discontinuance of manufacturing and sale of Chinese instant noodles is not on account of any safety or quality concerns.”
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is one of India’s largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods company.