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(WBOY-TV) — On a rainy Wednesday afternoon, Jeanette Lamb, 79, perused the aisles of Save-A-Lot in Buckhannon, doing her daily shopping. But, she skipped certain items that she usually would get, like the ingredients for her favorite biscuits.  “I don’t buy [cornmeal] because the cornmeal boxes are smaller,” she said.  And Lamb isn’t imagining it; food packages really are shrinking.  “They’re definitely reducing the amount of product they put in the package, but you’ll also see they try to make the package look just as big,” said John Lipinski, Director of West Virginia Wesleyan College’s School of Business. “So some of the games they play are they’ll make the box of cereal skinnier, so you still see the same rectangular footprint.”

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