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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Disposable Glove Bacterial Contamination Starts During Manufacturing

It's estimated 48 million people become sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and around 3,000 die from foodborne illness each year in the US. Both the FDA and CDC have recognized disposable gloves play a role in these statistics, with gloves and glove..

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Can High-Quality Colored Gloves Prevent a Food Recall?

White? Blue? Indigo?

Disposable gloves come in a variety of colors. Have you ever wondered why? Do the different colors represent where they are suitable to be used? 

Actually, there are two common reasons for the colors of protective gloves for..

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FDA States Gloves May be Source of Cross-Contamination

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently released an updated Food Code 2017. This document is definitely not a quick read, but there are a few items worth noting about disposable gloves for food handling.

Most notably, a section about..

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4 Facts You Must Know Before Buying Cheap Vinyl Gloves

Full disclosure - I do not recommend the use of vinyl gloves.

Accumulating scientific evidence shows vinyl (PVC) gloves are a food safety risk and can cause adverse health and environmental effects. The evidence against their use is overwhelming,..

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Do Thicker Gloves Improve Food Safety?

You’re buying disposable food service gloves and want the best protective gloves for your business.

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Reduce Cross-Contamination Risk with Eagle Sensitive Nitrile Gloves

“...cross-contamination will follow the path of least resistance, in this case favoring vinyl gloves.”
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Vinyl Glove Sales Discontinued Due to Food Safety Risks

As of January 2018, Eagle Protect has decided to discontinue supplying vinyl gloves to the US food handling and processing industries.

Eagle has previously sold vinyl (PVC) gloves with a number of recommendations based around the shortcomings of..

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True Cost of a Food Safety Recall

48 million people in the US that get sick from a foodborne illness each year!

In addition to the innocent people simply eating food they assumed to be safe, a food safety recall is devastating to a business in many ways. A business that issues a..

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