Can you use thermometers in microwave ovens?

Answer On One Hand: Must Be Microwave SafeYou must make sure that the thermometer is labeled microwave safe. You can find these easily at many stores that carry kitchen utensils.On the Other: Unsafe Therm... Read More »

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Are there thermometers for microwave ovens?

Special thermometers encased in a high-impact plastic are available for use in microwaves for as little as $7. According to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, "Most food thermometers are ... Read More »

Are glass oral thermometers more accurate than digital oral thermometers?

On One Hand: Digital is recommends using digital thermometers based on the fact that they are "inexpensive, widely available, and are the most accurate way to mea... Read More »

Are microwave ovens safe to use?

On One Hand: They Do Not Contaminate FoodIt is a common misconception that microwave ovens contaminate food by making it radioactive, according to the FDA. The low levels of microwaves emitted by m... Read More »

Are microwave ovens dangerous?

On One Hand: Hardly DangerousAccording to Scientific American, microwave ovens are designed to prevent radiation from leaking out of the unit. Some radiation might leak from a microwave, but far le... Read More »