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Does metric-only labelling require changes to package sizes?

An argument made against metric-only labelling in the US is that manufacturers would need to change packaging┬áto rational metric sizes. Ronnie Cohen looks at the UK’s experience over the past 50 years. Likes(6)Dislikes(0)

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Metric euromyths peddled by British national newspapers

Ronnie Cohen takes a look at eight myths involving the EU and the metric system. Likes(11)Dislikes(9)

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UK metric myths tumble during the Games

Metric Views revisits some of the myths around the metric system, and asks readers to suggest how many of these might have lost credibility as a result of the welcome given in the UK to the Olympic Games of 2012. … Continue reading

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