Considering the countless labeled products of all kinds available in sundry stores, it’s astonishingly rare to find a typographical error or similar mistake on packaging.
Accidents do happen, however—especially in the case of products manufactured and packaged overseas—as the following images attest:
Gratuitous quotation marks, usually seen on handwritten signs because of the sign maker’s misguided intention to “highlight” key words, are virtually unknown on printed packaging. Here’s an exception; perplexingly, whoever was responsible for labeling this tomato sauce considered it necessary to emphasize tomato. This strategy, however, often has an effect opposite of that intended; enclosing a word in quotation marks implies that the product is ersatz—imitation tomato sauce, anybody?