Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Archives - Inside FMCG

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Archives - Inside FMCG

Amazon, AliExpress, Catch and eBay sign online product safety pledge

With the meteoric growth seen in the e-commerce market in 2020, four of Australia’s largest online players have signed onto the ACCC’s new Australian Product Safety Pledge to protect consumers from unsafe goods.

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.

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 ‘Made in Australia’.

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 within the industry.

Domino’s wages audit falls further behind

Pizza chain’s response to underpayments slips six months behind schedule.

ACCC accepts Chemmart’s ad undertaking

Pharmacy chain withdraws all promotional activity for genetic testing product after potentially misleading customers.

Bosisto’s pay $10,800 fine over tea tree oil claims

The ACCC had reasonable grounds to believe that Bosisto’s had made a false or misleading representation.

Pfizer Australia case dismissed

Federal Court dismisses anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer Australia.