Do Gloves Need To Be Food Safe To Use In The Kitchen?

Decorating By PuffCake Updated 10 Apr 2009 , 1:38am by bostonterrierlady

PuffCake Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 11:31pm
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Kneading food color into mmf can get quite messy so I was thinking of using gloves for this. Can I use any latex or vinyl gloves found in drug stores or are there "food safe" gloves out there to use? I'm a little hesitant to use latex on something that will be eaten. I used to work in a hospital laboratory and wore latex gloves every day. While I did not develop a latex allergy, some people did as a result of frequent exposure. Does anyone know if regular gloves are safe to use in the kitchen? Thanks icon_smile.gif

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JanH Posted 10 Apr 2009 , 12:23am
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bostonterrierlady Posted 10 Apr 2009 , 1:38am
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Sharon aka sugarshack uses some neat gloves in her dvds. I wish I knew where she gets those. Maybe she will see this. I would love to keep buttercream and food coloring off my hands.

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