So i recently came across some smoked salmon that we purchase that says it's Net weight is 4 oz.
We weighed samples and found some products underweight some were 3.92, some 3.85, etc.
Is there an allowable % that a product can be underweight compared to its Net Weight Declaration?
Also, say the salmon was at 4 oz during the time of packaging, and during transit and holding, oil and water are absorbed into the packaging, therefore when weighing the actual salmon, the fillets are no longer 4 oz.
Shouldn't the manufacturer determine the average lost during this time and modify their 4 oz salmon to say 4.25 ounces to compensate for this loss? Otherwise its misleading to the consumer?