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Regulatory Archives

Product Recall: Coles Baby Spinach

It is being recalled due to potential salmonella contamination.

Tasmania to adopt container recycling scheme

Eligible containers include 150 ml to three-litre containers, beer cans, soft drinks cans, PET and glass bottles, flavou...

Grocery giants face ‘marathon, damaging’ court case over underpayments

Federal Court judge makes an unusual order that four separate cases could be heard as one – lengthening the wait for im...

Ferrero extends Kinder recall and suspends operations at Belgium plant

More than 100 confirmed cases of salmonella have now been linked to the factory, which contributes to more than 7 per ce...

Product recall: Coles Organic Coconut Milk

The product was distributed by its Victoria distribution centre and sold across Coles supermarkets and online in Victori...

Suppliers warned as new rules for button batteries loom

In Australia, three children have died so far and 44 have been severely injured from ingesting or inserting button batte...

Ferrero recalls some Kinder products in Australia, NZ ‘as a precaution’

European authorities are now investigating 134 confirmed cases of salmonella in nine countries.

Product recall: Revel Brewing Co Pine Lime Sour Ale

The product is recalled due to secondary fermentation and carbonation which may cause serious illness if consumed.

Peters fined $12 million for anti-competitive behaviour

Court finds company had substantial leverage in lessening competition as it acquired PFD Food Services.

Product Recall: Southern Sky Tasmanian Halloumi, Westhaven Haloumi

Both products were contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria which may cause illness in pregnant women and ot...

Tassal’s De Costi could face $1m backpay bill after AWU wins court case

"Hundreds of De Costi workers had been short-changed by their employer for years. Well, now that money's coming back to ...

Consumer groups call for regulation in “unfettered” BNPL industry

The statement comes as Choice releases new research, which found 30 per cent of Australians have used a BNPL provider in...

‘Huge opportunity’ for Australian halal exporters in Malaysia

Australian food companies are set to benefit from an expanded relationship between Malaysia's halal industry and Austrad...

Why there’s no magic way to make NZ supermarkets more competitive

A review of the big players was certainly due. New Zealand has one of the most concentrated grocery retailing sectors in...

NZ consumer lobby shames FMCG brands over plastic waste

“Customers are getting increasingly frustrated with all the extra packaging,” said Consumer NZ head of content Caitlin C...