In what could be considered as after-effects of the Maggi noodle crisis, food regulator FSSAI has blacklisted at least 32 products from Kellogg's, Tata Starbucks and Venky's, found to contain unsafe levels of heavy metals, iron fillings, caffeine, sugar, caramel or salt and have been marked unfit for human consumption.
According to a report by The Indian Express, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) handed over a list of as many as 500 products, including 32 from the above mentioned brands, to food safety commissioners of various states on June 4.
A multi-vitamin from Ranbaxy is also on the list of blacklisted products by the food regulator.
Tata Starbucks ' products that have been blacklisted mostly include sauces and syrups like dark caramel sauce and chestnut-flavoured syrup.
Starbuck management issued a statement on Wednesday saying, "Starbucks is committed to complying with the regulations in every market we operate in. Our products meet Starbucks own stringent global quality standards. we are diligently working with the FSSAI to provide the information relating to our pending applications they have asked for.'
Here is the list of products blacklisted by FSSAI of some known brands:
Kellogg's India Pvt Ltd: Kellogg's Special K-Red Berries
Tata Starbucks Limited: Panna Cotta Pudding, Dark Caramal Sauce with Natural Flavour, International Chocolate Drink Mix, Bar Vanilla Powder N & A, Chestnut Flavoured Syrup, Coffee Frappuccino Flavoured Syrup, Vanilla Flavoured Syrup, Sugar Free Vanilla Flavoured Syrup, Classic Chai Highly Concentrated Spiced Black Tea, Hazelnut Flavoured Syrup, Cream Frappuccino Flavoured Syrup, Toffee Nut Flavoured Syrup, Classic Syrup, Caramel Sauce, Hazelnut Flavoured Sauce, Cheese Flavoured Syrup, White Choclate Mocha Flavoured Syrup, Decaf Espresso Whole Bean Roasted Coffee, Honey Vanilla Flavoured Syrup, Chestnut Flavoured Sauce, Raspberry Blackcurrant Juice, Cookie Dough Flavoured Sauce, Dark Frappuccino Powder, Honey Vanilla Flavoured Sauce, Red Bean Sauce, French Vanilla Flavoured Sauce, Mango passion Fruit Jiuce Blend, Tiramisu Sause, Jelly Base Coffee, Raspberry Flavoured Syrup, Bar Mocha Powder, Praline topping
Venky's India Limited: Crispy Chicken Burger Patty
Amway India Enterprsises Pvt Ltd: Nutrilite Cal Mag-D, Positrim Vanilla, Nutrilite Bio C, Nutrilite Iron Folic Tablets, Nutrilite Natural B Tablets, Nutrilite Kids Drink Mixed Fruit Flavour, Nutrilite Posirim Low Fat Drink Mix Chocolate Flavour
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd: Revital Capsule, Revital Senior tablets, revital Women Tablets, Revital Tablet
Oriflame India Pvt. Ltd: Wellness Multivitamin & Minerial Tablets for men, Wellness Multivitamin & Minerial women Tablets, Swedish Beauty Complex, Wellness Swedish Beauty Complex Plus