Glove Juice is the name given to the bacteria-rich moisture that forms inside rubber work gloves. Encased in the rubber glove, the skin gets warm and produces sweat. This warm, wet environment is the perfect environment for bacteria to multiply in. If a worker’s glove is torn or nicked while working, an ultra-concentrated colony of germs is released, or if the glove is removed and the worker touches food or equipment, that same bacteria-laden moisture can immediately transfer contaminants from the hands. Read Article
Proper hand hygiene using Alpet® Q E2 Sanitizing Foam Soap and Alpet® E3 Plus Hand Sanitizer Spray before gloving will help reduce overall bacteria levels. Alpet Q E2 Sanitizing Foam Soap is tough on germs, but gentle on hands even with repeated use. Alpet E3 Plus Hand Sanitizer Spray has been tested against 26 pathogens commonly found in food processing environments and has tested 99.9999% (log6) effective. Simply put, the lower the number of CFUs (colony forming units) prior to gloving, the lower the risk of cross-contamination. Click on the product link below to watch the video.
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