microwaves and bacteria

Theresa draco at nospam.vt.edu
Fri Apr 4 11:31:57 EST 1997


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>Anyone out there know if microwaves kill bacteria???

As far as I know they do not have any special bacteriocidal powers. Of 
course anything that would be killed by normally boiling water will be 
killed by boiling water in a microwave but I think the time required is 
the same.


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