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Johnsons Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$120m damages in baby powder case

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay out $120 million to a cancer patient who blames her illness on asbestos in the...
Ice cream

Peters to be prosecuted over illegal ice-cream distribution contract

The ACCC is prosecuting Peters Ice Cream for alleged anticompetitive conduct in the route trade.

Seafood Australia launches campaign to boost sales of local fish

Seafood Industry Australia has launched a marketing campaign ‘Easy As’ to boost sales of local fish, and introduced a fl...
Deep-fried fish

Simplot Australia caught mislabelling imported fish as local product

Simplot Australia has agreed to change its packaging after an ACCC probe caught the company labelling imported fish as '...

Recall: Blue Frog Gluten-Free Cereals 350g

Food maker Bio Living International has recalled Blue Frog products on sale at supermarket Woolworths, Harris Farm, IGA ...
Strongbow cider

Asahi sells five liquor brands to Heineken

Asahi has sold the Australian rights to five liquor brands, including Strongbow and Stella Artois, to rival Heineken.

Woolworths’ distribution bid “opportunistic”: Ombudsman

Woolworth’s bid to acquire food distributor PFD has earned another detractor, with the Australian Small Business and Fam...

Aldi backs campaign to raise consumer awareness of unit pricing

A national campaign aimed at helping grocery shoppers get the best value for money has been welcomed by discount superma...

Recall (NZ): ‘Ready-to-eat’ meats from Pak ‘n Save Blenheim

New Zealand supermarket Pak 'n Save Blenheim has recalled some ready-to-eat meat products due to the detection of lister...

Woolies’ PFD deal faces industry pressure as rivals band together

A number of food distributors have banded together to oppose Woolworths’ proposed $552 million majority acquisition of P...
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Federal Court backs Woolworths’ eco range, dismisses ACCC appeal

The Full Federal Court has dismissed the ACCC’s appeal against an an earlier judgement on the compostability of Woolwort...
PFD trucks

ACCC to probe Woolworths’ planned takeover of PFD Food Services

Woolworths Group’s plan to acquire a controlling interest in food and grocery supplier PFD Food Services will be subject...
Warehouse workers during Covid-19

Woolies CEO worried over impact of Vic restrictions on Christmas supply

Restrictions in Victoria could impact the distribution of groceries to supermarkets and result in further shortages over...

ACCC clears supermarkets to continue cooperation in Covid-19 response

Australian supermarkets have been cleared to continue to collaborate on the supply of food and groceries to consumers du...

Milklab almond milk recalled on microbial contamination fears

A number of almond milk products are being recalled, according to the Food Standards Board of ANZ.

Dairy Connect urges on forming a peak dairy body in NSW, Queensland

A proposed new non-profit organisation would represent the value-chain in the dairy sector.

ACCC food supply-chain competition probe hailed as ‘a great initiative’

An inquiry into “harmful imbalances” in the fresh-food supply chain launched by the ACCC has been welcomed by sectors wi...

Lion dairy deal dropped due to ‘unlikely’ foreign investment approval

Lion’s $600 million sale of its dairy and drinks business to China’s Mengniu Dairy is off after the parties considered i...

Woolworths recalls strawberries after another needle contamination

The customer found two strawberry brands contaminated with needles.

Woolworths acquires food distributor for $550 million

Woolworths has purchased 65 per cent of food distributor PFD Food Services, as well as all of its distribution centres, ...