Disposable Glove Bacterial Contamination Starts During Manufacturing

April 9, 2018

Infection control management systems play an important area within the New Zealand Health Boards to minimise the risk of cross contamination and pathogen infection. It is reported that 10% of New Zealand inpatients develop a hospital-acquired...

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Tag: Food Safety

FDA States Gloves May Be Source Of Cross-Contamination

March 1, 2018

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.

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Tag: Food Safety

Do Thicker Gloves Improve Food Safety?

February 21, 2018

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

  • No phathalates, No BPA
  • PVC-free
  • Powder & Latex-free
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Tag: Food Safety

Reduce Listeria Cross-Contamination Risk With Eagles Sensitive* Nitrile Gloves

February 5, 2018

Vinyl (PVC) disposable gloves are the common choice of disposable glove for food processing and food service in the New Zealand, largely because of price and historical purchasing habits.

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Tag: Food Safety

The True Cost of a Food Safety Recall

January 22, 2018

48 million people in the US that get sick from a food borne 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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Tag: Food Safety

Why Disposable Glove Quality Matters For The Wearer

January 15, 2018

Cheap disposable gloves often seem like a good choice. Good for the budget is good for the business, right? 

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Tag: Food Safety

Vinyl Gloves: Protection or Poison?

November 13, 2017

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.

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Tag: Food Safety Dental/Medical

How To Save Waste & Disposal Costs

October 2, 2017

22.5 billion pairs of disposable gloves are used each year in the global food industry (BMA 2016), and after use is disposed of into a landfill. Many food handling companies now have sustainability goals in place, with a focus on waste...

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Tag: Sustainability Food Safety

Glove Fraud, Don't Be Fooled

September 18, 2017

Have you ever purchased an item only to realize it’s not quite what you thought it was? What happened? Where the packaging claims misleading? Did you make assumptions about the product without verifying they were accurate? 

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Tag: Food Safety

Why Hand Hygiene Is Essential For Food Safety

September 18, 2017

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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Tag: Food Safety Hand Hygiene