Consumer affairs ministers have agreed to adopt a national, enforceable standard on free-range egg labelling.
The ACCC has issued fines totalling $20,400 to Supabarn Supermarkets and The Real Juice Company for misleading labelling on two juice products.
We expect to see calorie labels on all forms of packaged food and drink, but when was the last time you saw a calorie label on a bottle of wine or a can of beer? A leading British public health doctor is calling for calorie counts to be displayed on all alcoholic drinks.
Want to convince people that a cheap bottle of plonk tastes great? Tell them it cost more than it actually did. Preconceived beliefs may create a placebo effect so strong that the actual chemistry of the brain changes, blinding consumers to the actual taste.
Health groups have called for clearer labelling on breakfast cereals, following a survey which showed that some popular brands are promoting health claims on their packaging despite containing high levels of sugar.