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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Skin Disease & Hand Injuries Caused by Disposable Gloves

Occupational skin disease (OSD) and injuries to the hand and upper limb (musculoskeletal disorders - MSDS) are hazards for any worker wearing cheap disposable gloves.

Contact dermatitis caused by cheap disposable gloves

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Your Processors Gloves, The Unidentified Risk

You need a food item produced so you outsource production. This isn’t uncommon. You look at their track record, reviews, pricing - everything. As you should! This company is going to be making a product with your name - your logo - your label on..

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What Happens When Disposable Gloves Fail?

Most glove punctures are undetected by wearers as they are microscopic and not visible to the naked eye. However, a sweaty, punctured and leaking glove is ideal for distributing viruses and bacteria to food, and we have highlighted at a..

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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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