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Re: Restoring those plastic sink cover cutting board things...

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Originally Posted by Tempest View Post
You could also use a thick hardwood cutting board/butcher block, slightly larger than the sink bowl and route the underside to fit inside the rim of the sink, like a lid.
Unless cleaned and sanitized in the proper way wooden cutting boards are more likely to harbor bacteria in the cracks and crevices than the plastic ones. In many areas the health departments do not all them in commercial kitchens. I suggest a minor expenditure and by new plastic ones.

(I expect t37chef my friend o is agree as it is a topic we both have differing views)

One thing we both would agree upon is that the board needs to be free of grooves and places which would prevent good cleaning and that good sanitation techniques are required no matter hat material. Sanding plastic will open the pores o allow fools debris to be trapped and encourage
bacteria.


USDA Food Code allows both wood and plastc
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