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#1 rgiuliano137

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 02:37 PM

I am having an issue, we packaged 1/2oz samples of cheese for a potential customer, when we packed the cheese, we weighed the cheese at 0.50oz, however when customer weighed the packages, several came in at 0.46oz, would anyone know how to determine the MAV for the cheese packages? Thank you

 



#2 Scampi

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 02:52 PM

Did you customer weigh the pieces the same way you did?

 

Was a correct tare weight applied to the scale to compensate for the packaging

 

Are both scales certified

 

were both scales verified prior to using

 

Answer these first before looking at acceptable variances I would expect to see those variances yes, but how often is more important

 

Need a little more info please


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 03:58 PM

Your Mav for this product according to Handbook 133 for .5oz is 10% of labeled quantity. 

 

So the minimum weight each unit can be is .45oz given .5oz x .10 = 0.05 So .5oz - 0.05 = 0.45oz. No unit cannot be below .45oz.   



#4 kingstudruler1

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Posted 03 March 2021 - 12:12 AM

i certainly understand MAV and weight control statstics.  

 

at the end of the day sally house wife could care less  about your mav and average lot weight.  they got screwed.   






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