The ACCC has allowed poultry growers in NSW to collectively bargain The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted authorisation to enable members of the NSW Farmers’ Association...

The American Meat Institute (AMI) has said it will appeal a decision by a US District Court not to block the implementation of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) May 2013 final rule on Country...

A judgment handed down last week by the Full Federal Court of Australia provides new guidance on the application of “unconscionable conduct” provisions of the Australian Consumer Law (the ACL). Although...

Liquor retailers in New South Wales have been lobbying the NSW Government to soften the NSW Government’s soon-to-be-released Responsible Promotion of Alcohol Guidelines. Liquor Stores Association (LSA)...

The Australian Federal Court has found processors and suppliers of Steggles branded chicken products, engaged in “false, misleading and deceptive conduct” in describing on product packaging and in...

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has announced it has completed the acquisition of the Australian third party auditing, assurance and certification organisation NCS International (NCSI), which is...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (the AFGC) is proposing that Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) alter the definition of ‘gluten-free’ in Australia. The AFGC wants FSANZ to allow a...

The Australian Government has released its National Food Plan, which it says will provide “a roadmap for the future” for governments, businesses and individuals to work together. But the plan has been...

A new report tabled in the South Australian parliament shows that despite overwhelming community support for a plastic bag ban in the State, sales of bin liners have increased by more 80 per cent in South...

US yoghurt producer Chobani will no longer be able to label its yoghurts as ‘Greek yoghurt’ in the UK, after it lost a court case over whether the label was ‘misleading’. Following a seven-day...