The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken legal action against a South Australian egg supplier, Rosie’s Free Range Eggs, alleging that eggs being sold as ‘free range’ were...

Fair Work inspectors will audit up to 100 Canberra restaurants between now and February, 2012, as part of a new Australian Government education and compliance campaign. Inspectors will check that employers...

Small Business Minister Dr Craig Emerson last week announced sweeping reforms of the Franchising Code of Conduct, including the requirement to provide plain-English disclosures of rights and responsibilities...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday announced further agreements with major supermarket retailers to phase out restrictive provisions in supermarket leases in a bid to limit...

The Federal Government is set to amend the Trade Practices Act to deal with creeping acquisitions, in a bid to limit the market power of the major retailers. The move will ensure the Australian Competition...

The Full Federal Court of Australia has unanimously dismissed an appeal by Mars Australia, makers of Maltesers against a rival confectionery product. On Friday, the Full Court agreed with the trial judge...

An Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigation has discovered that some distributors may have misled consumers with assertions that their product was extra virgin olive oil. As such, three...

Juice and dairy manufacturer Harvey Fresh has been fined $12,000 by the Perth Federal Court for mislabelling cheese products, ABC Online reported. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission instituted...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court, Sydney against Personalised Chocolates 4U Pty Ltd and its director, Troy Patching, for alleged contraventions...

The Federal Government’s unit pricing* Code of Conduct becomes operable today, with retailers given until 1 December 2009 to display unit pricing on food based grocery items. The Australian National...