Kukure contains plastic

Hoax: The rumor about this popular Indian snack was that that on burning Kurkure, one can see plastic melting. Internet was flooded with this message and image of a burning Kurkure.

Reality: As per brand officials, Kurkure is made of edible ingredients such as cornmeal, spices and it melts on burning because of the carbohydrate content. The plastic-like substance is dried starch, which is not unhealthy at all.

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