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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Protective Clothing Customized for Food Processing

We’ve worked and grown over the last 12 years to proudly supply 80% of New Zealand’s globally recognized primary food industry as well as expanded to the US. We supply some of the largest food and meat processors in both countries and are the..

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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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Do FDA Compliant Gloves Protect Our Food?

A recent investigation from the UK shows that our hands are filthy and carry a variety of gut and fecal material. The investigation found traces of feces on every sample of McDonald’s touchscreens swabbed.  

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Bioterrorism & the Food Safety Consortium

International food safety expert and Eagle Protect’s Research Director, Barry Michaels, will be presenting “Approaches to Solving Safety Vulnerabilities in Polymers Utilized in Food Environments” at the Food Safety Consortium. The prestigious..

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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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