Yog guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali brand has once again been mired in controversies. Actually, social media is trending #BoycottPatanjali on Twitter today. Where many users supported Patanjali Boycott. However, Patanjali products facing boycotts were also considered excellent by many. But this is not the first time that Patanjali’s products are in dispute.
You should know that these days the government is facing a lot of criticism due to the ongoing farmers’ movement. In such a situation, Patanjali Ayurveda is also on target with industrialists like Ambani, Adani. At the moment, we know about those products of Patanjali, which have been in controversy.
Talking about the controversial products of Patanjali Ayurved, questions have also been raised about products such as Patanjali’s coronil, noodles. At the same time, the company has also received a notice regarding the misleading publicity of edible oils by Patanjali.
Question on honey
Earlier this month, Patanjali’s honey was questioned by the Center for Science and Environment (CSE). A report was issued by CSE regarding adulteration of honey, which stated that many big brands are mixing honey in these days. However, the company denied the report, saying that the claims seem motivated and aimed at tarnishing the company’s image.
Coronil drug restriction
In June 2020, Patanjali launched a coronil drug formulated by Ayurveda. At the time of launching, Ramdev had claimed that corona patients could be cured with coronil. However, it was banned by the AYUSH ministry. The Union Ministry had said that Patanjali can only sell this product as a drug to increase immunity.
Amla juice test
In 2017, Amla juice was tested at Kolkata’s Central Food Lab in which it was found not suitable for use. After this, it was banned in the army canteen, after which Patanjali removed his amla juice from all the army canteens.
Dough Noodles Controversy
After launching in the year 2015, Patanjali flour noodles got into controversies. The Indian Food Safety and Standards Authority had then stated that the yoga guru’s company had not taken the necessary approvals before launching the noodles.