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 were 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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Food Isn't Safe Without Supply Chain Transparency

Compromised food safety can have a devastating effect on human health, with recalls, lawsuits and loss of business for the companies involved. A recent article by Food Safety News highlighted a significant number of food safety alerts were due to..

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Vinyl Gloves - Protection or Poison?

In response to PVC’s toxic threats, governments and corporations all around the world have passed policies to phase out PVC and switch to safer, healthier PVC-free products.

We explain below the implications of PVC and its adverse effect on both..

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Why Hand Hygiene is Essential for Food Safety

 Cover your mouth when you cough. Wash your hands before you eat. No one would argue that hand hygiene is important. But how about when a food service worker wears disposable gloves? The glove is a protective barrier between pathogens on the..

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