The Shiv Sena has today come out in support of Bollywood celebrities embroiled in the Maggi Row. Nestle India has been subjugated to a fierce criticism for having harmful elements in their popular Maggi Noodles. Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta who have endorsed Maggi have an FIR lodged against them by a court in Bihar, for promoting this harmful product.
Neelam Gorhe, Sena MLC and spokesperson said, “The issue and reports about Nestle are very disturbing for parents and consumers at large. A million questions are now arising like why quality control was not done till now. The lethargy of earlier governments has been an eye-opener.”
Neelam Gorhe further added that, “several generations had suffered due to these lapses and there was a need for consumer-friendly monitoring and supervision of ready-to-cook foods. However, taking legal actions against actors seems taking it too far. Brand ambassadors, models and actors need to be more informed and careful while endorsing any product because people believe that they are people’s well-wishers… But action against actors is an exaggeration of real facts and will divert the focus from the issue of safe and healthy food manufacturing.”
We shall keep you further updated on Maggi Row soon.