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Dear Indiegogo Supporters, Since our last update, we continue to strengthen our algorithms and continue collecting more food data for the TellSpec food databank. We are happy to report that the feasibility study was also completed successfully. As a result we are working on two parallel product development strategies; one short and the other long […]

Artificial Colours Part 2

The food industry has a long history with food dyes, both synthetic and nature-derived. They are widely used because humans eat with their eyes. It’s important, however, to question and evaluate the safety of these synthetic food dyes. There are examples of food dyes widely used for years, then banned due to negative health effects, […]

Artificial Colors Part I Tellspec Blog – Consumer Education

Artificial Colors Part I TellSpec Blog – Consumer Education Read about how artificial colors in your food affects your health! Below is 1 example so connect to the link above to learn more. For example: Amaranth is a dark red to purple, synthetic azo dye derived from petroleum. Banned from use in US in 1976; […]

Artificial Colours Part 1

The food industry has a long history with food dyes, both synthetic and nature-derived. They are widely used because humans eat with their eyes. It’s important, however, to question and evaluate the safety of these synthetic food dyes. There are examples of food dyes widely used for years, then banned due to negative health effects, […]

Will Tellspec Help Change the Food Industry?

Will TellSpec Help Change the Food Industry? In the video below, Health Coach Maria Marlowe explains how it might disrupt the status quo in the food industry. The Institute for Integrative Nutrition is the largest nutrition school in the world.

Facing the effects of fungicides in our food

Fungicides are any chemical compounds, naturally occurring or synthesized, or biological organisms that are used to kill or prevent or inhibit the growth of fungi and fungal spores. Fungi include yeast, molds, and mushroom. These organisms can damage crops, infect livestock, and produce toxic compounds. Because of this risk to agriculture, a great number of […]

Dear Clean Food Followers and Tellspec Pioneers!

Since our last update, we’ve been working very hard to develop our TellSpec food scanner with the Texas Instruments DLP chipset. We have engaged optical specialists to miniaturize the optical design for the DLP chip-set, and retained design houses to develop for mechanical and electrical design to be integrated with the DLP optical design. Meanwhile […]

Talking Trans Fats

Trans fat. By this time, surely a pair of words that brings up thoughts of ill health, negative effects, and disease. Research within the past decades has brought to light the risks associated with intake of trans fats, to the point where labelling has become mandatory and many institutions have called for outright bans of […]