Controversy still surrounds the introduction of the ‘Effects test’ with the Labor Party Opposition spokesperson Andrew Leigh criticising the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC)...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has re-authorised the “Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement” (MAIF) for another five years. The...

  The major food companies – Unilever and The Smith’s Snackfood Company – have each been fined AUD $10, 800 for the misleading use of  ‘school canteen approved’ labelling on supermarket...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is inviting comments on a draft undertaking from Metcash which intends to resolve concerns regarding its proposed acquisition of Woolworth’s...

Image courtesy of the ACCC The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has initiated legal proceedings against Heinz over nutritional claims made on its Little Kids Shredz infant food range. Little...

The Australian Federal Court has ordered Woolworths to pay AUD $9 million in penalties for its role in a laundry detergent cartel. During the court proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev).  Belgium’s AB InBev is the world’s largest...

The former director of the Australian Egg Corporation and former managing director of Farm Pride Foods, Mr Zelko Lendich, has been fined AUD $120, 000 for attempting to induce cartel arrangements within...

Responses to last week’s Australian Federal Court’s decision to impose a $300, 000 penalty on Free Range Egg Farms (FREF) has attracted a strong reaction in food industry and food compliance circles. In...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will be commencing a market study into the Australian cattle and beef industry. The study will examine competition, efficiency, transparency and...