The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has taken a hard line on Nestle's Maggi brand. But - with Nestle's strong international food safety and compliance record - has the regulator picked the right battle? Katy Askew suggests the FSSAI's increasingly belligerent tone and single-mindedness in its pursuit of Nestle will do little to improve food safety in the country. It could, however, make multinationals think twice about investing in India.