TheStar.com – As concerns grow of a possible flu pandemic onslaught this autumn, alert authorities worldwide have been stockpiling emergency supplies. Masks, gloves and anti-viral medications are on the list. And body bags. Demand for the latter is prompting a surge of interest in the wares of a small Toronto custom bag manufacturer named Trevor Owen Ltd. Inquiries about its pandemic body bags are pouring in from as far away as the Sultanate of Oman on the Arabian Peninsula. [Read Article]
The Biochemist – “People are very particular about colour, style, the seal of the bag, the zipper.” Colour I can understand; white is more reflective of heat, seal – yes, zipper – yes, but STYLE?