Strainer for draining liquid-packed canned goods

  • US 5,902,481 A
  • Filed: 08/01/1996
  • Issued: 05/11/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/01/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A strainer device for assisting in draining packing liquid from canned food, said device comprising:

  • a hollow cylindrical strainer body open at the top end and closed at the bottom end with a bottom wall, said bottom wall having a number of through perforations formed therein;

    a series of through slots formed in said strainer body arranged about the perimeter thereof, each of said slots extending from an intermediate location on the height of said strainer body downwardly through a perimeter of said bottom wall;

    a pair of protuberances each extending out from a rim of said strainer body top end at diametrically opposite locations;

    said strainer body having a diameter such as to slidably fit said strainer body into an opened standard tuna fish can.

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