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The sudden appearaance of an "E" symbol on packets of minced steak etc at Supermarkets

Have members noticed the E that has suddenly appeared on labels of packaged minced steak etc in Supermarkets. It actually means that the product is only an estimate of the weight on the label. Knowing about this I took the time to actually ‘weigh’ by judgement (holding two of the larger packages one in each hand and selecting the heavier) prior to selecting one. When I got home I weighed the entire package, including the packaging. I was told by the label that it was 500gms, however on weighing the entire package it only just reached 300gms!
So consumers, be alert! I’ve complained to Coles where I bought the mince, and will continue to do so. Be aware consumers we’re being ripped off yet again!


A post was merged into an existing topic: Weights on Packaging

Hi @jezemeg8, I moved your post to an existing topic that has been discussing the pesky ‘e’, starting from