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.
Medical examination grade disposable gloves are produced for non-surgical medical procedures. However, because of their superior quality, examination gloves are now being used in many other industries, including food processing and handling.
Often overlooked in food safety processes are disposable gloves. However, if you consider that 15% of food service foodborne outbreaks implicate contaminated disposable gloves as a contributory factor*, with the risks associated with inferior disposable gloves being scientifically proven, your disposable gloves procurement requires evaluation.