ESU is a safe alternative for inmates and mental health patients, providing a humane alternative to eating with fingers.
— CSP-SAC prison authorities in Folsom, California

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September 1, 2020   /   by

Can a safe disposable eating utensil help correctional facilities control the spread of COVID-19?

Shown to be the safest eating utensil for correctional and psychiatric facilities, EcoSecurity®Utensil (ESU) can also help prevent the spread of COVID-19.... Read More ›



September 1, 2020   /   by

ESU for Behavioral Health – The safest, disposable utensil for patients at risk of harming self or others ALSO helps reduce the spread of COVID-19

EcoSecurity Utensil (ESU) is designed to help reduce incidents of suicide and harm to self or for at risk patients. Used by... Read More ›



July 6, 2020   /   by more than 1,300 prisoners and 120 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the state prison in Marin County.

Fifth San Quentin Death Row Inmate Dies During Prison COVID-19 Outbreak

SAN QUENTIN (via CBS SF Local) — While California has not executed a death row inmate since 2006, an out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak... Read More ›



June 23, 2020   /   by “These figures should shock the government into action, as they expose a rapidly growing mental health crisis in our prison system”.

Revealed: Rate Of Self-Harm In Prisons Doubles In Five Years

By By Arj Singh, HUFF POST , Politics, June 22, 2020   Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with... Read More ›



April 23, 2020   /   by

Can a safe, disposable eating utensil help your facility control the spread Covid-19?

EcoSecurity Utensil deeply appreciates the correctional community, and the brave men and women on the front lines. Correctional staff are in harm’s... Read More ›



April 14, 2020   /   by New York Times, March 16, 2020

Are US Jails and Prisons Destined to Become Epicenters of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

According Dr. Amanda Klonsky, a leader of a prison education organization, US jails and prisons provide the perfect environment for the spread... Read More ›



April 10, 2020   /   by

EcoSecurity® Utensil (ESU) for COVID-19

  Can a safe disposable utensil help correctional facilities control the spread of COVID-19 at meal time?     Already a proven... Read More ›



April 6, 2020   /   by Correctional staff are the most important resource necessary for maintaining infection control in a secure environment for both inmates and colleagues, and often act as the first responders within a facility.

FAQs on EcoSecurity Utensil (ESU) to Help Stop the Spread of the Coronavirus

UPDATE: COVID – 19 How can ESU help under the current national lock down orders? Are you experiencing more agitation due to... Read More ›



March 31, 2020   /   by

Important: New ESU Return Policy During COVID-19 Outbreak

IMPORTANT:   Out of an abundance of caution for our customers and staff, for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak, returns on paper utensil... Read More ›



March 24, 2020   /   by

Important Information Regarding EcoSecurity Utensil During the COVID-19 Pandemic – We’re here to support you

Dear Valued Customer: As all our daily lives change during the COVID 19 pandemic, our hearts go out to all who have... Read More ›