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Mon Jul 30, 2018, 06:53 PM

Did you ever hear of "slackfill" Neither did I. Hit this link, it explains it..yes it is safe

It is a link called.."Scambusters" It is all about scams that affect us all..great article!!


(first few sentences from above article, takes maybe 5 minutes to read entire article.)
You may not have heard of slack-filling, but it’s a part of everyday life for consumers and the products we buy.

It’s the term manufacturers use to explain why their packages are often much bigger than the products inside — like the air that bulks out bags of potato chips.

Why do they do it? Is it a scam? We have the explanations for you in this week’s issue.

Here’s something you likely have never heard of that affects you almost every time you do your grocery shopping – slack-fill.

If you’ve ever felt short-changed when you buy a product, only to find when you open it that the box or bag is way too big for what’s inside, then you’re a victim of slack-fill.

(rest of article at link above)

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