Proactive Vs. Reactive Food Safety

September 4, 2017

IF IT’S NOT BROKE, DON’T FIX IT?

We can all agree periodic evaluations are beneficial, right? We review what we do well and where we have potential to improve. Opposite of an “if it’s not broke don’t fix it” attitude, it’s a step back from the...

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Tag: Food Safety

The Top 6 Hazards Of Cheap Disposable Gloves

August 28, 2017

WHY THE FALSE ECONOMY OF CHEAP DISPOSABLE GLOVES CAN AFFECT FOOD SAFETY AND INCREASE BUSINESS RISK

Written by Barry Michaels

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Tag: Food Safety

Do Your Disposable Gloves Comply To FDA Food Safety Standards?

June 26, 2017

Here's what you need to know when sourcing your FDA-compliant food safety disposable gloves:

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Are Nitrile Gloves Latex-free?

June 26, 2017

THE SHORT ANSWER: YES.

When we are asked, ‘Are nitrile gloves latex-free,’ the answer is ‘Yes!’ Nitrile gloves are BPA, phthalate and latex-free. To see the difference between nitrile gloves and latex gloves (and vinyl), check out this comparison...

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Tag: BCorp Sustainability Food Safety

Are Vinyl Gloves Really Food Safe?

May 8, 2017

Up to 50% of Vinyl disposable gloves are made up of plasticisers, which make the PVC(Polyvinyl chloride) flexible and soft enough to wear, due to their molecular structure. Often plasticisers contain phthalates and BPA as they are inexpensive....

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Labour Rights Abuse In Glove Manufacturing

March 6, 2017

In 2015, the BMA Medical Fair and Ethical Trade group convened to tackle labour rights abuse in the medical (disposable) gloves manufacturing industry. Their report “In Good Hands. Tackling labor rights concerns in the manufacture of medical...

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Tag: Food Safety Dental/Medical

Vinyl Disposable Gloves Can Cause Adverse Health Effects

February 6, 2017

Up to 50% of Vinyl disposable gloves are made up of plasticisers, which make the PVC flexible and soft enough to wear. Often plasticisers contain phthalates and BPA as they are inexpensive.

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Tag: Food Safety

What Touches your Product?

May 12, 2016

If you care about your food product, do you know what touches it? Often companies selling disposable gloves or protective clothing know very little about these products, the raw materials used in their production and where they are manufactured;...

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Tag: Food Safety

How Safe Are Your Suppliers?

May 9, 2016

Food scandals, quality control failure and the disaster of product recall could be fatal to your business. In addition to protecting your workers, Eagle’s disposable product range protects your food product.

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Tag: Food Safety

From Farm To Plate, Make Food Safe

April 6, 2015

Here at Eagle Protect, our products play a very important role in ensuring that food processed and handled for consumption in the supply chain by our  customers,  are done so in a safe and compliant manner. New data on the harm caused by...

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Tag: Food Safety