The Economics of Proper Food Safety Glove Selection

There are 21.5 million food workers in the US, making it the single largest employment sector in the country. 14 million of those workers are included in “food service” categories, meaning direct food handling is part of their day-to-day job..

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Do Your Disposable Gloves Comply with FDA Recommendations and Requirements?

Here's what you need to know when sourcing your FDA-compliant food safety disposable gloves:

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Industry News: Soaring Car Sales in China Drive Nitrile Glove Price Up

The butterfly effect is a concept that implies that small causes can have large effects. This concept explains why any change (economic, environmental, political or otherwise) that impacts the glove manufacturing process sends shock waves across..

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Do Cheap Disposable Gloves Save You Money? Answer: No

Cost is always a factor in any purchasing decision. With products such as disposable gloves and PPE, there has previously been little reason to think beyond the price.

Do you know why some gloves are cheaper than others? In this article we..
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REPORT: Disposable Gloves Are at High Risk of Labor Rights Abuse

In 2015, the British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Fair and Ethical Trade group convened to tackle labor rights abuse in the medical (disposable) gloves manufacturing industry. Their report “In Good Hands. Tackling labor rights concerns in..

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Joining the Journey towards Child Labor Free

Eagle Protect PBC is proudly on the journey towards Child Labor Free certification to the Manufacturing level for a specific range of our products. Child Labor Free is a global certification system that independently inspects and analyzes supply..

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Are Nitrile Gloves Latex Free?

The short answer: Yes.

When we are asked, ‘Are nitrile gloves latex free,’ the answer is ‘Yes!’ Nitrile gloves are BPA, phthalate and latex free. To see the difference between nitrile gloves and latex gloves (and vinyl), check out this comparison..

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Eagle protect earns B Corp Certification for a Third Term

 

We are incredibly proud to announce that in late 2016, The Eagle Group successfully recertified as a B Corporation for a third consecutive two-year term!

We are yet again verified as meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental..

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INDUSTRY NEWS: POWDERED MEDICAL GLOVES BANNED BY FDA

On December 19, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final ruling banning powdered surgical gloves and powdered examination (medical) gloves, effective January 18, 2017.

The effective date applies to gloves already in..

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Vinyl Glove Facts: Is Vinyl Good for the Food Industry and the World?

The short answer is “No."

Businesses use vinyl (PVC) gloves, for two main reasons:

1. Vinyl Is Cheap

Vinyl gloves are cheap to make and cheap to buy, but at a high cost to user and customer health and the environment in general. Fortunately,..

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