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...

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) is appealing the Federal Court’s decision that a group of egg producers did not try and establish an egg cartel.   On 10 February 2016 the...

The Federal Court of Australia has ruled that a group of Australian egg producers did not attempt to induce a cartel arrangement despite allegations made by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

The Australian Federal Court last Friday ordered Woolworths to pay AUD$3.057 million for misleading consumers over product safety issues with private label products sold in its supermarkets, Big W and...

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...