Coronavirus Pandemic: Prevent Glove Related Cross-Contamination

With the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the effectiveness of your glove’s barrier protection has never been more important to help prevent cross-contamination. Wearing disposable gloves alone does not necessarily prevent the spread of..

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Vinyl Glove Risks

Despite the food safety, environmental and occupational risks of vinyl gloves being widely reported, vinyl gloves remain the most common glove used in food handling in the US because of their perceived cheap price point. With pressures on..

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Do Your Gloves Comply with USDA Organic Regulations?

USDA Organic Regulations ensure the consumer that organically labeled products meet consistent national standards. The term ‘organic’ indicates the product has been produced through approved methods, as set by the USDA organic regulations, and..

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Why Gloves Can Contain Fungicides

You would never use a glove with a fungicide in it, right? Well you might. Thiurams are accelerators that can be used in glove manufacturing to help the process of vulcanization - this makes a glove stronger and more elastic. Thiurams are also..

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Why New Gloves are Contaminated

New and unused disposable gloves should be clean, you shouldn’t expect anything but! However, large varieties of bacterial contamination of new and unused single-use gloves have been tested for in scientific studies. Results showed gloves were..

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Dirty Gloves Linked to Food Spoilage

Manufacturers selling gloves that state they are compliant for food handling are not required to check for bioburden or toxicity of the glove either at the factory or on entry into the US. Disposable glove manufacturing is largely unregulated...

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Diamond Grip Gloves are Improving Meat & Food Processing

The food processing industry is changing. New machinery, processes and other advancements are constantly pushing food manufacturing forward. That’s the good news.

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Glove Toxins Affect IVF Results

A study by an infertility center has scientifically shown the toxicity of disposable gloves can affect in vitro fertilization (IVF) results. Specifically, toxicity levels in 10 different types of medical gloves were tested, and results revealed..

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5 Glove Myths Busted

1. All Gloves Are Created Equal

This can’t be further from the truth. For simplicity’s sake, the major differences in protective gloves are the material they are made of, the quality of this material, and the manufacturing processes undertaken...

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The Unregulated Food Safety Risk You Need to Know

Eagle leads the US glove industry in the supply and scientific research of disposable gloves which have not, until recently, been considered a food safety issue. However, ongoing scientific research continues to highlight an increasing number of..

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