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The first ever advert in India of Maggi noodles in 1980 emphasised on its '2-minute to cook' attribute, but the idea did not fly with mothers who would much rather painstakingly cook elaborate snacks for their kids.
Maggi is not just packaged instant noodles. Maggi is an aspiration. Maggi demonstrates India's power over imperialism. It is evidence of India's tactical prowess over Western powers, and its graciousness in accepting invaders and making them a part of this civilisation.
Food inspectors have ordered Nestle India to recall a batch of Maggi noodles from shops across the country, saying the product contained dangerous levels of lead. The Food Safety and Drug Administrati...