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...

Domino’s Pizza is the first company to pay penalties for alleged non-compliance under the Franchising Code of Conduct. An updated version of the Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect on 1 January...

  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...

Food producers and food retailers are expecting heftier business costs arising from the Federal government’s recently implemented Carbon Price scheme, but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...