EAGLE PROTECT DISCONTINUES VINYL GLOVE SUPPLY
As of January 2018, Eagle Protect has discontinued supplying vinyl gloves to the US food service, processing and manufacturing industries.
Eagle Protect previously sold vinyl gloves with a number of recommendations based around the shortcomings of their use - in relation to their permeability and potentially toxic raw materials.
With Eagle’s growing research investment into the science of disposable gloves and their food safety implications, it has become increasingly obvious that vinyl gloves are an ineffective barrier in food handling as well as dangerously impacting environmental and human health. We cannot in good faith recommend them to our customers as a food-safe and sustainably sound option.
We offer nitrile food service gloves with unique surface characteristics similar to Teflon®. Reduce your cross-contamination potential by three-fold with Eagle Sensitive nitrile gloves.
Have questions? Read our latest research here or contact our team of food safety experts!