The Un(der)-Regulated Threat to US Food

A recent presentation by Barry Michaels at the Food Safety Consortium in Chicago highlighted an unregulated and high-risk zone to the US food industry - disposable gloves and their manufacturing processes.  

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The True Cost of a Disposable Glove

Disposable gloves and clothing are frequently an afterthought and “just add them to the cart” items because a company needs them. Often suppliers don’t know or don’t care about these products, where they came from or how they were made.

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What is Nitrile?

What is nitrile? We get asked this question a lot. Simply put, nitrile (nitrile butadiene rubber) is a synthetic, latex-free rubber.

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Eagle Fingerprints Gloves to Further Verify Food Safety

Quality matters, so does price. Variabilities in price between similar products exist for several reasons:

  • Cost & quality of ingredients
  • Manufacturing standards
  • Potential effects of these products, and packaging, on our health
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3 Reasons to Buy From a B Corp

We are proud to be a B Corp!

According to B Lab, Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

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Eagle Gloves Support Menus of Change Initiatives

Universities are overhauling their food systems. The Menus of Change® (MOC) initiative is “the business of healthy, sustainable, delicious food choices.” Kudos to The Culinary Institute of America and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for..

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Disposable Gloves, the Canary in a Coal Mine

This expression originated from the times when miners used to carry caged canaries while at work. If there was any methane or carbon monoxide in the mine, the canary would die before the levels of the gas reached those hazardous to humans…

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Prevention vs. Detection - Root Cause Analysis of Cross-Contamination

Technological advances have allowed the U.S. public health system to get better at identifying foodborne outbreaks. There were 902 foodborne outbreaks reported in 2015, up from 801 in 2011 - food contamination is not increasing, but the ability..

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Mitigate the Risks of Glove Fraud

With the reported cases of food fraud increasing steadily in recent years, supply chain transparency is becoming more and more essential in order to identify the “hot spots” requiring traceability.

To combat food fraud, the origins of the raw..

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Eagle Protect's Sustainability Goal = Reduce Customer Emissions

As a specialist supplier of disposable gloves and clothing, we work closely with our international suppliers and customers to improve their sustainability savings related to disposable glove use. With over 30 billion gloves used in the US food..

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