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(AUSTRALIA) ACCC REPORT: Institutes Federal Court proceedings against Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd (Mercedes-Benz) for allegedly failing to comply with their obligations under a compulsory recall of defective, and potentially deadly, Takata airbags #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.05: The recall notice required suppliers to communicate with consumers in a way that emphasised the danger of the Takata airbags, particularly the risk of serious injury or death from misdeployment of the airbag inflator. It also required suppliers to draw attention to the urgency of having airbags replaced. #AceDailyNews reports that they […]

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(AUSTRALIA) Telstra Report: Future generations may never know the thrill of making a reverse-charges call to their parents after Telstra made its 15,000 payphones free #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.05: The telco announced today local or national calls to a fixed line or Australian mobile from a Telstra payphone would no longer incur a charge: The move means the days of scrambling for 50 cents in change, or devising a code involving a predetermined number of rings were effectively over….. #AceDailyNews says […]

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(AUSTRALIA) Federal Court Report: Orders Lorna Jane Pty Ltd (Lorna Jane), to pay $5 million in penalties for making false and misleading representations to consumers, and engaging in conduct liable to mislead the public, in connection with the promotion and supply of its “LJ Shield Activewear” #AceNewsDesk report

#AceDailyNews reports that ACCC Investigation leads to Lorna Jane Pty Ltd admitted that, between 2nd & 23 July 2020, it falsely represented to consumers that its LJ Shield Activewear “eliminated”, “stopped the spread” and “protected wearers” against “viruses including #COVID19”. The misleading representations were made on in-store signage, on its website, on Instagram, in emails […]

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(AUSTRALIA) ACCC REPORT: After a review into the safety of inclined infant sleeping products, they are now seeking views on how best to respond to these potentially deadly products #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – July.22: Baby bouncers, rockers and recliners can be potentially deadly for infants, and the public health advice remains for infants to sleep on a flat, firm surface without pillows or bumpers,” ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said. #AceDailyNews says infants can suffocate when sleeping in so-called ‘infant inclined products’, such as bouncers, rockers, […]

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(AUSTRALIA) ACCC REPORT: Brownes Foods Operations Pty Ltd (Brownes Dairy) has paid penalties totalling $22,200 after they issued it with two infringement notices for allegedly failing to comply with the Dairy Code of Conduct last year #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – July.09: The Dairy Code requires most dairy processors to publish on their websites, on 1 June each year, standard form milk supply agreements to cover all the circumstances in which they intend to purchase milk in the coming financial year on their websites. This allows farmers to compare processors’ minimum prices and contract […]