We all have checked our grocery receipts to see if we have been over charged on more than one occasion. It usually ends up being accurate and we just didn’t account a few extra items we purchased, but recent investigations of grocery store pricing may had discovers that once in a while you are getting overcharged. AARP published a great article that talk about this in depth.
“Questions about accurate pricing at the supermarket recently made national headlines when the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found Whole Foods stores were systematically overcharging consumers for pre-packaged foods. In more than 80 cases ranging from grab-n-go sandwiches and salads to packaged lunch meat, the items were short the labeled weight.
Pennsylvania is particularly vulnerable to a similar consumer deception according to Mary Bach, noted consumer advocate and chair of the AARP Pennsylvania Consumer Issues Task Force. Bach is well known for her successful lawsuits against national corporations for overcharging consumers.”
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