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ACCC Archives

Watchdog takes court action on “flushable” wipes

ACCC files case against Kimberly-Clark and rival Pental for "misleading" wipes claims.

ACCC cracks down on misleading oregano labels

Suppliers and supermarkets called out for false claims.

ACCC urges businesses to use new battery code

ACCC advises businesses to adopt a new code.

Aust, NZ dairy export prospects improving

Global dairy market may be starting to return to balance.

Food recalls increase

Consumer watchdog ACCC lists the most recalled products in Australia.

Consumer watchdog launches collective bargaining guide

ACCC guides small businesses and farmers in collective bargaining.

Australian consumer watchdog takes Heinz to court

The ACCC alleges Heinz is marketing Little Kids Shredz products as healthy options when they are not.

ACCC to examine issues in beef, cattle industry

ACCC launches market study into cattle and beef industry in Australia.

ACCC lets Coles buy five Supabarn stores

Coles takeover of five Supabarn supermarkets in NSW and ACT approved.

Court cracks egg case

Federal Court acquits three companies accused of inducing cartel arrangement.

ACCC takes on Woolworths

Legal action adds to Woolworths' woes.

Prawn producer nets fine

Seafood company penalised for alleged misleading prawn meat labelling.

Supermarkets step up to concerns

Major retailers resolve to clarify code of conduct with their suppliers.

Uncle Tobys a cereal offender

ACCC fines company for allegedly misrepresenting protein content in oats.

Pharmacy fined by ACCC

Consumer watchdog penalises company for misleading product pricing.

Arnott’s not shaping up

Consumer watchdog fines company for erroneous labelling.

Chrisco’s layby terms ‘unfair’

Court finding puts Christmas hamper company on the naughty list.

ACCC commits to Grocery Code

Watchdog says it's working to ensure Grocery Code succeeds, despite concerns over implementation.

ACCC to investigate Woolies, Aldi on grocery code

ACCC voices concerns over implementation by retailers of new food and grocery code, particularly Woolworths and Aldi.

ACCC backs competition reforms

Competition key to a strong and innovative Australian economy, says ACCC.