Can You Put A Fork In The Microwave: What Happens

Is It Safe? - putting a fork in the microwave is not recommended - could potentially damage the microwave

Why Metal Objects Spark - the surface of the metal is conductive - buildup of energy can lead to sparks - avoid putting metal objects in the microwave

Damage to Microwave - a fork may cause damage to the internal components - sparks could damage the walls, inside and the door

Food Quality - sparks could contaminate the food - can quickly tur water into steam - could potentially release toxic substances

How To Use Metal Safety in a Microwave - popcorn bags - microwavable pizza packaging - look for "microwave safe" labels

Handling Utensils - avoiding placing silverware in direct contact with microwave's walls or floor - opt for utensils with rounded edges