The Australian Federal Government has today released its draft bill to change the Competition and Consumer Act and introduce the controversial ‘effects test’. Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull announced...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned food companies to be careful about making misleading marketing claims related to health conditions after EasyMeals claimed its meals...

The Australian Federal Court has allowed businessman Dick Smith to continue selling his OzEmite yeast extract spread. The decision, handed down on Friday 12 April 2016, found that Smith’s company Dick...

Subscribers to the new FoodLegal InHouse compliance portal platform with its food and marketing regulatory compliance tools and databases, designed for food and beverage companies, are providing great...

The Bombay High Court has struck down a ban placed by India’s food safety regulator on Nestle’s Maggi brand noodles. On 13 August 2015, the Court removed the ban on 9 variants of the well-known instant...

Australian Pizza Hut franchise owners have initiated class action against parent company Yum! Restaurants over alleged business losses and failures. Pizza Hut franchise owners are claiming that Yum! breached...

Image Credit: ParentingPatch via Wikipedia As Australian-based Chinese students and others are buying up whatever infant formula products are sitting on Australian retail shelves, China is currently considering...

A bid in the Federal Senate to change country of origin seafood labelling laws for seafood is expected to run into roadblocks. A bid in the Federal Senate to change country of origin seafood labelling...

Coca-Cola Amatil, Schweppes and Lion have launched a Federal Court of Australia action to challenge the legal validity of the Northern Territory’s container deposit scheme. The beverage giants made an...

Dick Smith Food’s has landed itself in hot water over its new campaign which labels Heinz’s beetroot as “poor quality imported product.” Dick Smith Food’s “Magnificent Sliced Beetroot’s”...