Grocery Shrink Ray Ladles Out 2.5 Ounces Of Del Monte Pasta Sauce

delmonteDel Monte recently redesigned its cans of pasta sauce. “New look, same great taste!” brags the label. Yes, the new label is bright and cheery, emphasizing fresh tomatoes. Very nice. Reader Joey spotted an older can on the shelf, though: one with two and a half ounces more of saucy goodness.

The can looks the same size. Let’s zoom in on those labels…

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Gasp!

Okay, we aren’t that shocked. Shaving off a few ounces to prevent a price change is common: we just like to keep track of when it happens.