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  • adj. Of food, that is suitable for cooking in a microwave oven.


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  • Now who is going to break the news to Emma that a "quickie" does not refer to a microwavable dinner?

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  • Anyone that has been to a Starbucks recently can argue the customer experience has been overshadowed by cluttered merchandise, CD trays, and subpar food offerings such as microwavable breakfast sandwiches (I do like that parfait while rushing through the airport, though).

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  • Even more directly, plastic bottles, BPA-lined cans and "microwavable" containers are leaching their toxins into the food and drink they contain, serving consumers a potent petrochemical punch.

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  • Today's society is "microwavable" when it comes to information for the most part, outside of criminal cases.

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  • Products such as microwavable rice and prepared pasta sauces have helped it post relatively resilient results through the economic downturn and it has gradually been reshaping its portfolio to focus in these areas.

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  • If a manufacturer labels its plastic product as "microwavable," or "microwave safe" then it is.

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  • WHAT WE aRE NOT: Hormel said customers bought fewer of its more expensive items, such as microwavable meals, and its food service division, which serves businesses such as restaurants and hotels, continued to slump. Latest Headlines

  • But shoppers 'focus on the bottom line has hurt the company when it tries to sell more expensive products, such as microwavable meals, which can make the company more money.


  • Low-sodium canned soups and "microwavable" soup cups can be heated on a stove or outdoor grill. - Local News

  • Right next to them in the grocery store, wasting another lunch hour trying to decipher fat grams on the microwavable meal boxes ... right there with them, weeping on the floors of the swimsuit and lingerie dressing rooms ... right there with them at the kitchen counter, making exercise promises as we open our ninth 100-calorie snack pack of the evening.

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    March 5, 2012