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A "beverage cooler" is defined as any device used for cooling beverages sold in bottles, jars, jugs, cartons, cans, and all other similar containers and shall include electric, gas, and other mechanical refrigerators, ice boxes, tubs, tanks, and all other devices used for cooling beverages.

All beverage coolers, except dry coolers, shall be equipped with an overflow drain of sufficient diameter and provide adequate drainage to prevent the upper three inches of beverage containers from becoming submerged in water or ice. Each cooler shall be provided with a drain in the bottom to facilitate cleaning.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.10; 31.77

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013