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ACCC gives green light to Ingham’s, chicken companies on Covid-19 crisis

Poultry companies work together to address chicken meat supply issue in Victoria lockdown.

Woolworths extends dairy levy for one year

The move coincides with Dairy Code of Conduct deadline requiring processors to publish supply agreements online.

Yoghurt company coughs up over omitting ingredient on packaging

The ACCC issued the company with an infringement notice for allegedly misleading consumers by failing to disclose an ingredient.

ACCC allows medicine manufacturers to work together to manage supply demands

Medicine groups collaborate to identify and mitigate any shortages or supply chain problems.

Look who’s talking: Australia’s telcos, banks and supermarkets granted exemption to cartel laws

The watchdog has decided the benefits of permitting competitors to cooperate to secure the supply of essentials goods outweigh the risks.

ACCC boss says competition will survive COVID-19 pandemic

ACCC chair Rod Sims says an open, market economy is “essential to the prosperity of all Australians”.

ACCC warns of COVID-19 scams

Consumers warned not to purchase any products that claim to cure or prevent COVID-19.

Asahi proposes divestment of cider and beer brands to allay ACCC concerns over CUB deal

Asahi offers to ditch Strongbow, Stella, Becks and more to get CUB deal passed.

Ombudsman backs collective bargaining for small grocers to compete with big players

Ombudsman believes it’s almost impossible for smaller players to compete in the current supermarket landscape.

ACCC calls for improved data protection in loyalty schemes

Consumers generally unaware that some supermarkets continue to track data despite loyalty card not being presented, ACCC report finds.