Coronavirus Pandemic: Prevent Glove Related Cross-contamination

March 26, 2020

With the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the effectiveness of your glove’s barrier protection has never been more important to help prevent cross-contamination. Wearing disposable gloves alone does not necessarily prevent the spread of...

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Tag: Food Safety Hand Hygiene

Big Sustainability Impact Using Disposables

February 19, 2020

Eagle Protect’s ongoing focus on reducing the environmental impact of our customers is one we are proud of!  In 2019, by swapping our customers to better quality Eagle gloves we saved 443,820 lbs of waste, 70,547 lbs of CO2 and 1,162,178 gallons...

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Tag: Sustainability

Vinyl Disposable Glove Risks

February 11, 2020

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 because of their perceived cheap price point. With pressures on companies to cut...

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Tag: Sustainability Food Safety

Glove Imports Banned Due to Labour Violations

October 17, 2019

Labour rights abuse in disposable glove manufacturing is regularly reported, the repercussions of which have now resulted in the US banning the import of gloves from a large Malaysian glove manufacturer, WRP Asia Pacific. Under US law, it is...

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Tag: Blog Child Labor Free, BCorp

Why Gloves Can Contain Fungicides

October 2, 2019

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...

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Tag: Food Safety

Why New Gloves are Contaminated

September 18, 2019

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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Tag: Food Safety

Dirty Gloves Linked to Food Spoilage

August 30, 2019

Pathogens known to cause food spoilage have been found on brand new disposable gloves compliant for food handling. 

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Tag: Food Safety

Proud of Reduced 2018 Sustainability Impact

July 4, 2019

When we set up the business 13 years ago, we didn’t aim to be another disposable glove and clothing supplier; we aimed to create a great business, supplying ethically sourced and sustainably better products, of the highest quality; and at a...

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Tag: BCorp Sustainability Food Safety

Disposable Gloves Buying Guide

June 10, 2019

Selecting the best protective glove can be daunting. What material? What’s the difference between all of the gloves out there? It needs to provide the highest level of safety to protect your customers, your product and your brand. That’s a big...

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Tag: Food Safety Dental/Medical

Five Glove Myths Busted

June 3, 2019

We've busted the top five disposable glove myths that we seem to come across. 

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Tag: Food Safety