Your $30M Food Safety Blind Spot

Disposable gloves have been identified by the FDA and CDC as sources of cross-contamination, and are implicated in over 15% of foodborne illness outbreaks. That is, glove related incidents are implicated in over 7 million illnesses and 450..

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The Environmentally Better Disposable Glove

Stronger yet lightweight

The NEW Eagle Protect FineTOUGH nitrile glove is the ultimate choice for sustainability. After two years of manufacturing trials, the new raw material formulation has resulted in a glove 50% lighter than most used in..

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How to Earn AASHE STARS with Disposable Gloves

OP 19: Waste Minimization & Diversion Credits

Colleges and universities use the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS®) to measure their sustainability performance.

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Microscopes Expose Disposable Glove Qualities

If your disposable glove choices are based on price alone, take time to consider glove surface characteristics at a microscopic level, and why this affects food safety.

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Disposable Glove Bacterial Contamination Starts During Manufacturing

It's estimated 48 million people become sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and around 3,000 die from foodborne illness each year in the US. Both the FDA and CDC have recognized disposable gloves play a role in these statistics, with gloves and glove..

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Are Your Nitrile Gloves Prop. 65 Compliant?

Are your disposable food handling gloves Prop. 65 compliant? You would hope so right?

The truth is government regulations, such as the Prop. 65 list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, keep evolving and changing.

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Can High-Quality Colored Gloves Prevent a Food Recall?

White? Blue? Indigo?

Disposable gloves come in a variety of colors. Have you ever wondered why? Do the different colors represent where they are suitable to be used? 

Actually, there are two common reasons for the colors of protective gloves for..

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FDA States Gloves May be Source of Cross-Contamination

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently released an updated Food Code 2017. This document is definitely not a quick read, but there are a few items worth noting about disposable gloves for food handling.

Most notably, a section about..

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4 Facts You Must Know Before Buying Cheap Vinyl Gloves

Full disclosure - I do not recommend the use of vinyl gloves.

Accumulating scientific evidence shows vinyl (PVC) gloves are a food safety risk and can cause adverse health and environmental effects. The evidence against their use is overwhelming,..

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Do Thicker Gloves Improve Food Safety?

You’re buying disposable food service gloves and want the best protective gloves for your business.

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