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ACCC loses laundry cartel appeal

There was insufficient evidence to find Cussons engaged in cartel behaviour in the laundry detergent market.

GSK and Novartis face penalties for misleading consumers on Voltaren products

GSK and Novartis admit that they breached Australian Consumer Law in marketing of Voltaren.

Suppliers call on ACCC to investigate retailers

Suppliers voice concerns that retailers are not complying with the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

Petrol prices fell sharply in December across Australia’s major cities

Petrol prices hit lows not seen since August 2017.

Court orders Seednet to pay $1m for misleading farmers

The company made false claims about barley product Compass.

Former Murray Goulburn MD fined $200k by Federal Court

Gary Helou was penalised for his involvement in false or misleading claims about the farmgate milk price.

Court rules Nature’s Care fish oil not ‘Made in Australia’

The product is encapsulated in Australia using fish oil and Vitamin D that are sourced overseas.

Lion, Norco and Fonterra agree to amend milk supply agreements

A selection of dairy processors have agreed to address ACCC concerns that terms were unfair to farmers.

ACCC finds no reliable evidence of fake honey

NMR testing is not developed enough to be used as a basis to support legal action.

Murray Goulburn settles ACCC court case

Dairy giant settles lawsuit on allegedly misleading farmers.

ACCC advises consumers to shop around for cheaper fuel

Frustration builds as consumers across the country face rising fuel prices.

Court dismisses ACCC’s appeal over Pfizer ruling

Pfizer allegedly abused its market power with discounts and rebates on Lipitor.

Senate inquiry calls for tougher rules on pet food in Australia

There is no mandatory recall system and no mechanism for consumers to report problems.

ACCC says CDR will mean more innovation and better prices for consumers

ACCC chair discusses the implementation of the Consumer Data Right.

ACCC reports wider petrol options for Aussies

Market shares of the "big two" diminished over the past four years.

ACCC warns processors not to mislead dairy farmers on milk prices

Farmers are being paid the same price irregardless of whether their milk goes to private label or branded products.

ACCC fines Sydney fruit and veg wholesaler

Consumer watchdog penalises Stuart Dickson Produce.

ACCC gives nod for Energizer to buy rival

Competition watchdog gives green light for Energizer to buy Spectrum Brands.

ACCC takes action against Seednet

It is alleged that Seednet made false and misleading claims in a fact sheet for its ‘Compass’ barley.

Woolworths $1.8 billion fuel deal torn up

Supermarket giant will now need to find a new suitor.