THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission overreached in its prosecution of Heinz over its Shredz “healthy” snacks, failing to characterise the food giant as “egregious”. The court’s...

HEINZ faces a near-maximum $10 million fine for misleading consumers by claiming one of its snacks for toddlers was beneficial for young children. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, at...

Supermarket giant Woolworths this week announced plans to trial buying milk directly from dairy farmers in the Manning Valley in New South Wales. Woolworths says the trial of a direct relationship between...

The Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer announced a number of important appointments to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Friday. The Rudd Government intends to recommend to the...

Graeme Samuel, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, appears set to be reappointed for another term. Cabinet has reportedly given the green light for Mr Samuel to continue in...