Selling It

Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

Published: April 02, 2015 06:00 AM

Gut check

Our always perceptive readers are especially vigilant when it comes to food packaging. Here, two products that raised eyebrows—and a menu that puzzled.

In this month's installment of Selling It:

Cuisine for Chinese cannibals? | A 15-inch yard | (Vitamin) C ya later | See more Selling It items

Show us the gaffes!

Send us the goofs and glitches you find. Submit them by:


E-mail: SellingIt [at] cro [dot] consumer [dot] org


Postal mail: Selling It, Consumer Reports, 101 Truman Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703


You look good enough to eat

This place must take that phrase literally, according to this menu, submitted by Bob Kaplan of Fairfax Station, Va.
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Short yard

That’s what Rick Vincent of Phoenix thought. A customer-service rep told us that the company uses ‘yard’ to mean a large amount.
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Same box, different numbers

A close look at these two ­cereal boxes, sent in by L.C. Marsh of Kansas City, Mo., reveals a change in ­serving size, an addition of high fructose corn syrup, and a ­reduced amount of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C.
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Show us the gaffes!

Send us the goofs and glitches you find. Submit them by:


E-mail: SellingIt [at] cro [dot] consumer [dot] org


Postal mail: Selling It, Consumer Reports, 101 Truman Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703



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