NBC 4 in Washington, D.C. recently broadcast a segment on frozen food safety where consumer reporter Liz Crenshaw tested a variety of frozen food products. She reminds consumers that it is essential to follow the manufacturers' instructions when cooking a frozen meal in the microwave or conventional oven. Some foods may need to sit after cooking to ensure the proper internal temperature is reached. Know your microwave wattage, use a thermometer and follow the instructions exactly. Watch the video below to see the full segment:
AHAM has more information about microwave ovens under the consumer information section of our web site.