Entries by TellSpec Staff

Allura Acrylamide Atrazine

What do Allura Red, acrylamide, and atrazine have in common? (Aside from alliteration, of course). These three compounds are among the most prevalent within their class of chemicals and have gone under the consumer radar for years. Allura Red is the most popular red food dye; acrylamide can be found in the most popular carbohydrate-rich […]

What are Endocrine (Hormone) Disruptors?

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that interfere with the hormones in our bodies. These chemicals are capable of increasing and decreasing hormone production, mimicking hormones, changing hormones from one type into another, and interfering with hormone signaling (Crisp, 1998). Through these various mechanisms, endocrine disruptors have been linked to adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects […]

2016 June Updates

Dear Backers We are pleased to announce that we have resolved the factory calibration issue and that we have started to ship beta units to our all our beta testers once again. We also want to share with you some of awards we recently received: 1. At Seeds and Chips, an international event that took […]

2016 May Updates

Dear Backers, As you know, we started delivering the beta units in the beginning of this year; we have recently moved the scanning production from being assembled by hand to being fully tooled.This meant that the calibration data that our scanners use have moved from being manually done by in-house by our team to being […]