This image depicting a dip basket for washing restaurant utensils, was taken sometime in the 1950s. The apparatus was an advance in sanitation, for it made the washing, rinsing, and sterilization of utensils possible without the sanitizer's hands coming into contact with the implements. This photograph was part of a Minnesota Health Department campaign to promote safe food handling, and to prevent food-borne illnesses.
CDC/ Minnesota Department of Health, R.N. Barr Library; Librarians Melissa Rethlefsen and Marie Jones
September 29, 2012
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