A possible class action lawsuit against Woolworths over a 2015 share dive incident has lost its financial backing. Litigation funders, IMF Bentham, announced last week that it would no longer fund a previously...

Class action lawsuits have been filed in the United States accusing major soft drink manufacturers Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple of false advertising for labelling some of their drinks as ‘diet’. At...

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...

Image Credit: Colipon via Wikicommons KFC is suing three Chinese companies for spreading rumours about the fast food outlet. The chain posted on its Chinese website that multiple rumours were being spread...

Red Bull to pay more than US$13 million to settle false advertising lawsuit Global energy drink company Red Bull GmbH has agreed to pay more than US$13 million to settle a class action lawsuit in the US...

Three Sydney restaurateurs have won a lengthy defamation battle against The Sydney Morning Herald over a scathing review of their restaurant published by the newspaper. On 30 September 2003, the Sydney...

New South Wales-based company Australia Poultry and Food Wholesalers has been fined A$236,000 plus legal costs for supplying pre-cooked chicken that was found to contain Listeria monocytogenes. The chicken...

According to a report from Australian food law specialists FoodLegal, Australian beverage and food companies will need to watch closely what emerges from a recent American lawsuit. Foodlegal has reported...

The High Court of Australia has ordered Lion Nathan National Foods to scrap the word ‘Barefoot’ on its Barefoot Radler beer range, after losing a trademark case against US wine giant E. &...

Mars, Incorporated has announced that it has filed a lawsuit against cocoa flavanol extract supplier Naturex, makers of the Cocoactiv product, and against cocoa flavanol supplement manufacturers Nutraceuticals...