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Tea and tomato juice cause marketing headache, consumers expert tells committee. Washington, D.C., May 11. Dr. Ruth W. Ayers, New York economist and formerly on the staff of the Consumers' Advisory Board of the defunct NRA, brought in three packages of tea and 21 cans of tomato juice to show the temporary economic committee today, and told members that deceptive sizes of cans and packages and lack of quality gradings cause housewives a good deal of shopping headache. She said that she bought all the food at retail stores yesterday, found 11 different brands and 17 sizes of tomato juice cans, with no way to determine quality except to try them all. Asking for 1 quarter lb. tea packages, she was given packages containing 1-2 oz. less than she had asked for. Even though the package was marked as to net weight. She pointed this out as being 'misleading,' even though the price may be adjusted to fit the eight
Tea and tomato juice cause marketing headache, consumers expert tells committee. Washington, D.C., May 11. Dr. Ruth W. Ayers, New York economist and formerly on the staff of the Consumers' Advisory Board of the defunct NRA, brought in three packages of tea and 21 cans of tomato juice to show the temporary economic committee today, and told members that deceptive sizes of cans and packages and lack of quality gradings cause housewives a good deal of shopping headache. She said that she bought all the food at retail stores yesterday, found 11 different brands and 17 sizes of tomato juice cans, with no way to determine quality except to try them all. Asking for 1 quarter lb. tea packages, she was given packages containing 1-2 oz. less than she had asked for. Even though the package was marked as to net weight. She pointed this out as being 'misleading,' even though the price may be adjusted to fit the eight
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