Is Styrofoam safe to microwave?

Answer On One Hand: Read the LabelThe drinking cups and take-out containers commonly called "Styrofoam" aren't really Styrofoam at all, since Dow Chemical Co. doesn't make such products with its Styrofoam... Read More »

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Are Styrofoam cups microwave safe?

On One Hand: Chemicals Can Leach Into FoodMany consumer websites warn that microwaving Styrofoam food containers is dangerous to your health and can cause medical illnesses as varied as depression,... Read More »

Can you put Styrofoam in a microwave?

On One Hand: Some Types are Safe to MicrowaveStyrofoam, also known as polystyrene, is often used as a container for leftover food and to-go dinners. According to Harvard University Medical School, ... Read More »

Does styrofoam melt in the microwave?

Styrofoam-brand plastic is used to make a variety of items including disposable cups, bowls and plates. According to Harvard, some Styrofoam is microwave-safe, while other pieces are not recommende... Read More »

Why are we not supposed to put styrofoam in the microwave?

as the food gets hot the styrofoam it is touching can melt!! Melted styrofoam does taste nasty.Also styrofoam will not allow the food to heat evenly as it is to keep either heat or cold inside it.