APTN National NewsA decision has finally been reached in a motion to grant APTN National News camera access to a human rights complaint hearing.The First Nation Child and Family Caring Society of Canada filed a motion saying the rights of First Nations children in care were not being met as a result of underfunding.APTN National News’ cameras were initially denied access, but a new ruling has given a green light to recording the hearing.
6SensorLabs is on a mission to help people with food allergies worry less when they go out to eat. And it just got a bit closer to that goal.The San Francisco-based company raised $4 million in seed funding this week from Upfront Ventures, Lemnos Labs, SK Ventures, SoftTech VC, Mitch Kapor and Xandex Investments.Founded by CEO Shireen Yates and CTO Scott Sundvor, the company has been hard at work developing a portable sensor that will identify gluten in food (we wrote about them here back in July). Yates says the funding will be used to optimize technology and launch the final product. The company hopes to bring the sensor to market in early 2015.Related: 3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food IndustryThe sensor is still in development, and so far there are no firm details on its pricepoint, but the goal is for it to be marketed for affordable and personal use. There will also be an accompanying mobile app where users can report the results of the testing as well as share their restaurant experiences to help others who are avoiding gluten for health reasons. The company is starting with gluten, but plans to expand to other allergens. Related: Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups 2 min read Register Now » Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals September 12, 2014