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New Bills introduced - food labelling, more ad reform and the beginning of the end for Customs as we know it

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia, USA
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  • February 27 2015

Yesterday (27 February 2015) was a big day in Federal Parliament for the Trade and Customs industry yesterday. No, nothing to do with leadership

Competition review: February 20151

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

On 27 January 2015, in the first ever case taken by the ACCC alleging false or misleading representations regarding consumer guarantees in the

Nailed! Marque Lawyer's semi-regular wrap up of who's been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost them

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2015

The free range egg debate continues to (hard) boil with the ACCC initiating proceedings late last year against 3 different companies (Derodi

Credence claims remain on the ACCC 's watch list - could you be the focus of their attention?

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • February 11 2015

Credence claims in the food and beverage sector were the subject of keen interest by the ACCC throughout 2014 - and this interest is expected to

Zero tolerance - changes to GM thresholds for organic products rejected ?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

In December 2014, the Organic Industry Standards and Certification Council (OISCC) rejected a submission by the Western Australian Department of

Plain packaging in the age of obesity and Free Trade Agreements ?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

According to a 2011 Forbes article, the value of the Google trade mark is US$44.3 billion (as at 2011, when the article was written). People overlook

Food labelling in Australia: a warning on misleading the consumer

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 8 2014

The ACCC v Pirovic case in Australia illustrates the risk in adopting a food labelling and advertising campaign that does not pay sufficient regard

ACCC crackdown on misleading claims for food products

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2014

A recent spate of investigations conducted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) into credence claims on food products

The new Health Star Rating system in Australia and New Zealand

  • Addisons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 3 2014

The Australian and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has endorsed the Health Star Rating (HSR) System, which is a voluntary

Fowl play: egg producer penalised for false ‘free range’ claims

  • Thomson Geer
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2014

With a growing demand for ethically farmed (and frankly tastier) produce in Australia, it is not surprising that egg producers have been practically