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Microwave ovens

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Follow the links below to find trusted information about microwave ovens.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Microwave ovens and health | ARPANSA

There is no established evidence that microwave ovens cause any health effects when used according to the manufacturer's instructions and maintained in good working order.

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Taking care when you buy, store and handle food makes it last longer and can also reduce the risk of food poisoning.

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