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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
The food processing industry is changing. New machinery, processes and other advancements are constantly pushing food manufacturing forward. That’s the good news.
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..
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...
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..
Selecting the best protective glove can be daunting. It needs to provide the highest level of food safety to protect your customers, your product and your brand. That’s a big task. What material? What’s the difference between all of the gloves..