Have you ever thought about how much work your hands actually do during the day, what they touch or even what they pick up along the way? Keeping our hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs, such as norovirus onto others.
One of the three pillars Eagle Protect operates on is having "Ethically Sourced Products". This is more than doing an honest day's work to earn your customers' trust, it's about human rights and dignity. We regularly visit our factories throughout the world to verify product quality, staff conditions and their environmental footprint.
This month we were honoured to have become Child Labor Free* certified to the manufacturing level for a specific range of products. But what is Child Labor Free all about and what does it mean to the consumer?
Being part of the global B Corporation movement has made us constantly analyse our Corporate Social responsibility and how we can improve ourselves to use business as a force for good; labour laws and transparent supply chains being a huge part of that investigation.
Food Fraud, defined as intentional deception using food for economic gain, costs the global food industry as much as $40 billion annually, according to John Spink, director of Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative. These costs can be incurred through substitutions, dilutions, counterfeiting, concealment and mislabeling.