Will microwaving kill food bacteria?

Answer Microwaving will only kill certain types of bacteria, like the ones that are killed off at higher temperatures but it's not a safe method when food is mishandled. If in doubt, throw it out. I wo... Read More »

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Does microwaving nuts kill the mold on them?

According to one source, a microwave is capable of killing most mold and bacteria when the mold or bacteria is heated on full power for two minutes. However, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reco... Read More »

Does microwaving fruit kill it's nutrients and vitamins?

Do what my husband does...add the fruit after the porridge is cooked.

Is microwaving food safe?

On One Hand: Used Safely by MillionsMicrowave ovens are used in more than nine out of 10 homes in the United States, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The appliance is quick and c... Read More »

Will food coloring kill fish?

Most versions of food coloring are non-toxic and safe for humans and animals. Adding just a few drops of coloring to a fish tank should not kill the fish. However, food coloring may be harmful to c... Read More »