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LIABILITY OF CELEBRITIES

person DateMarch 1, 2017

LIABILITY OF CELEBRITIES                                                      

A case had been lodged against Nestle India by UP food regulator FSDA in a local court at Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh over safety standards of its Maggi, while actors Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta were also separately dragged to court for promoting the ‘two-minute’ noodles brand.

According to Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, everybody associated with the “misleading ad” put out on the nutritive value of Maggi Noodles was liable for action under the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

A court in Muzaffarpur directed to lodge an FIR against Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta for endorsing Maggi noodles. Can the Bollywood stars who endorsed Maggi be held liable for its injurious effects on consumers?

The case has been filed under IPC sections 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 273 (sale of noxious food or drink), 276 (sale of drug as a different drug or preparation) and 420 (cheating and dishonesty).

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