Proposed crackdown on ‘fat free’ claims must extend to all fat content claims.
3 Apr 2012 |
CHOICE wants proposed rules that would restrict ‘fat free’ and ‘% fat free’ claims on food packaging to be extended to cover all claims about fat content.
Governments and stakeholders turn attention to front-of-pack labelling design.
3 Apr 2012 |
CHOICE has met with key industry groups, and government officials to discuss the development of a single front-of-pack food labelling system.
The ACCC seeks orders against Apple for claiming the new iPad has 4G capabilities.
28 Mar 2012 |
The ACCC says Apple's promotion is misleading because Australia’s 4G network runs on a different frequency to the one the iPad is capable of using.
NSW fast food energy education campaign addresses poor understanding of kilojoules.
21 Mar 2012 |
The NSW Government has launched a campaign to help consumers make the most of mandatory kilojoule labelling on fast food menu boards.
On World Consumer Rights Day, we're calling on all Australians to join the global Move Your Money campaign.
15 Mar 2012 |
We're marking World Consumer Rights Day by delivering a giant farewell card to the big four banks on behalf of thousands of Australians.
ACCC takes action against South Australian ‘free range’ egg supplier
12 Mar 2012 |
The ACCC is taking action against South Australian ‘free range’ egg supplier.
KL conference shows consumers flexing muscle in developing nations.
9 Mar 2012 |
Consumer groups from the Asia Pacific region as well as the Middle East have met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the consumer movement.
Our first super complaint under the pilot project with NSW Fair Trading has been lodged on electricity switching sites.
8 Mar 2012 |
CHOICE has lodged its first super complaint, part of a pilot project with NSW Fair Trading on electricity switching sites.
Australians are giving the Big Four a free kick.
2 Mar 2012 |
Australian consumers are giving the big four banks a free kick, with an estimated $166.4 billion sitting in transaction accounts that earn little or no interest.
Government recommends a fresh take on insurance claims handling.
1 Mar 2012 |
In the wake of the government's inquiry, CHOICE questions whether the industry’s moves so far have meant better protection for consumers.