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(AUSTRALIA) SCAM WATCH REPORT: Citizens have already lost about $12.9 million to online shopping including classifieds scams so far this year, and the ACCC is urging consumers to watch out for dodgy deals as pre-holiday sales approach #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Nov.23: ” People are often searching for the best deals online, especially in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, so it’s easy to be caught off guard and fall for a scam.” #AceDailyNews ACCC Report: Scamwatch has received over 26,000 reports of online shopping scams, more than the total reported through all […]

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(AUSTRALIA) Federal Court Report: Decathlon Pty Ltd to pay penalties of $1.5 million for selling sports and recreation goods that did not comply with applicable mandatory safety standards, in breach of the (ACL) #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.20: The Federal Court has ordered Decathlon (Australia) Pty Ltd (Decathlon) to pay penalties of $1.5 million for selling sports and recreation goods that did not comply with applicable mandatory safety standards, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). #AceDailyNews reports that Decathlon Pty Ltd (Australia) pays $1.5 million for selling sporting […]

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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: They are urging parents to ensure Apple AirTags are kept out of the reach of young children, and have raised safety concerns with Apple about the accessibility and security of the button battery inside the product #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.30: The ACCC is concerned that the AirTag’s battery compartment could be accessible to young children, and the button battery removed with ease. In addition, the AirTag battery compartment’s lid does not always secure fully on closing, and a distinctive sound plays when an AirTag’s lid is being closed, suggesting the lid is […]

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FEATURED: Scientists Find Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ in More Than 100 Popular Make-Up Products that break down in some cases into highly toxic PFAS which can cause cancer and low infant birth weights according to Science News #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.24: After analyzing 29 cosmetics containing the highest amounts of PFAS, these products were found to contain four chemicals that further break down into other highly toxic PFAS, such as perfluorooctanoic acid, which can cause cancer and low infant birth weights, per Science News. Waterproof mascara and long-lasting lipsticks contained the highest levels […]

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(AUSTRALIA) ACCC REPORT: Mosaic Brands Limited, an ASX listed company, has paid penalties totalling $630,000, and admitted that it breached the Consumer Law in its promotion of pandemic-related ‘Health Essential Products’ #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – May.28: Mosaic Brands is the largest speciality fashion retail group in Australia. It owns well-known fashion brands Noni B, Autograph, BeMe, Crossroads, Katies, Millers, Rivers, Rockmans and W.Lane and operates about 1210 stores nationally. ACCC Report: Mosaic Brands pays $630,000 in penalties over #COVID19 – related ‘health essentials’ and a copy of the […]

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(AUSTRALIA) JUST IN: TGA REPORT: Pete Evans has been fined almost $80,000 by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for repeated breaches of advertising rules around health products #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – May.26: Due to the repeated nature of the alleged advertising breaches, the TGA has also issued a directions notice to Mr Evans and his company to cease advertising therapeutic goods not entered in the ARTG [Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods] and to discontinue making various claims about therapeutic products,” the TGA said: TGA […]

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(AUSTRALIA) PRODUCT SAFETY RECALL ALERT REPORT: Has announced a recall of two popular Kia car models, citing an engine defect that could result in them catching fire even when not switched on #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – May.22: More than 57,000 cars are believed to be affected across the two models: Owners have been urged not to park the recalled cars in enclosed spaces, like garages, until they’ve been inspected and repaired: Which Kia cars are being recalled and why are the engines failing? Here’s what we know: If your […]