Advertising and packaging claims for food versus the Australian Consumer Law: FoodLegal’s upcoming intensive workshop

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 1st September 2014
ACCC highlight current major priorities for enforcing the Australian Consumer Law
ACCC major priorities for enforcing Australian Consumer Law in Food Industry

A joint presentation by enforcement officials Nick Heys and Luke McMahon of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to the FoodLegal Symposium co-sponsored by Australian Food News has highlighted current major priorities for enforcing the Australian Consumer Law in the food sector. Criteria for pursuing actions against food businesses were discussed.

The latest issues on food advertising and packaging claims, such as credence claims, are to be addressed by FoodLegal’s intensive half-day workshop on Credence claims and managing ACCC risks: marketing food in compliance with the Australian Consumer Law both in Melbourne (Thursday 2 October 2014) and Sydney (Tuesday 14 October 2014).

Further information is available here and registrations are now open

FoodLegal is also holding an updated health claims half-day workshop Harnessing the new Health Claims Standard: Opportunities in marketing the healthy angle of foods which will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday 1 October 2014 and Sydney on Monday 13 October 2014.

Further information is available here and registrations are now open

Registration for the FoodLegal workshops can be completed online or by downloading a registration form.