Did Russia ban microwave ovens at some point in the past?

  The Internet is filled with misinformation (especially blogs) about microwaves and microwave ovens. They all seem to direct their focus on the supposed dangers of the ovens, the foods heated in them, the packaging and more. Many are scientifically flawed and generally inaccurate. One such rumor that has been lighting up the internet is […]

Metal: To Microwave or Not To Microwave…

…that is the question! Please take a look at a fantastic piece on microwaving metal, written by Paul Hope at www.goodhousekeeping.com.   Paul Hope evaluates and writes about kitchen appliances and gadgets ranging in size from paper plates to refrigerators and stoves. In addition to editorial reviews, Paul also tests products seeking the Good Housekeeping […]

Melamine & Microwaves

It has long been known that Melamine dishes are not suitable for microwave oven use. A recent comment found on a Tip-of-the-Week at on www.about.com aptly articulates the reasons why: “MicrowaveGuru says: There can be a very small amount of migration of the melamine-formaldehyde resin, but as you stated elsewhere, the FDA concluded that it was well below […]

IMPI’s Blog has launched!

  Hello new readers! The International Microwave Power Institute is jumping on the blog-bandwagon with the hopes of communicating FACTUAL information to combat the enormous amount of mis-information, currently on the web. We are hoping to take on the role of Microwave Mythbuster! The content here will complement information you read on IMPI’s Main Site as well […]