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Get What You Pay For Video Series

Ever wonder if that gallon of gas you're getting is REALLY a gallon? Or what about the weight of your produce purchase? Learn more about how you know that you're getting what you pay for in this video series.

Get What You Pay For: Fuel
NIST’s Elizabeth Gentry explains how accurate calibrations help weights and measures inspectors ensure you get what you pay for at the pump.
Get What You Pay For: Seafood
Get What You Pay For: Seafood
Did you know you can't be charged for the weight of any ice glaze that may be on your seafood? Find out how weights and measures inspectors make sure you're getting what you pay for at the seafood counter!
Get What You Pay For: Tare
Get What You Pay For: Tare
Did you know you can't be charged for the packaging of products sold by weight? Tina Butcher of NIST's Office of Weights and Measures explains why it's important that grocery stores not charge for this material - or tare.
 

 

 

Created September 3, 2021