The upcoming FoodLegal Health Claims Standard workshop in November taking place in Sydney is nearly sold out. There still remain spots available to attend the Melbourne workshop. To find out more about...

Herb and spice seller, Hoyt’s Food, has paid a $10, 800 penalty after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found its dried oregano included olive leaves, even though this was not...

Publicly-listed company, A2 Milk Ltd, has launched legal action against the ABC TV show ‘The Checkout’. Publicly-listed company, A2 Milk Ltd,  has launched legal action against the ABC TV show ‘The...

Coles admits unconscionable conduct, set to settle with ACCC Australian supermarket Coles is set to refund payments made by certain suppliers, after the supermarket group admitted it engaged in unconscionable...

Coles to resist ACCC push to merge unconscionable conduct cases Australian supermarket giant Coles will resist moves by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to merge into a single...

Former Coles boss defends supermarket action against ACCC accusations Former Coles Managing Director Ian McLeod has defended the supermarket group against accusations of unconscionable conduct towards...

ACCC calls to ‘reinvigorate’ Australia’s competition policy The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has provided a submission to the Harper Review of competition policy, calling...

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...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has welcomed the decision by the Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs to consolidate nine consumer protection laws into one national...

The Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs (MCCA) has agreed that all Australian governments should adopt a new national consumer law, which will operate in all Australian jurisdictions and remains consistent. “Today...