A National Information Standard, made under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), about ‘free range’ eggs came into effect on 26 April 2018. The ACCC has produced this guide to help egg producers of all sizes understand their fair trading rights and obligations when promoting or selling eggs as ‘free range’.
The Horticulture Code of Conduct is a mandatory industry code prescribed under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The Code aims to improve the clarity and transparency of trading arrangements between growers and traders in the horticulture sector.
In October 2015 the ACCC created an Agriculture Unit to examine competition and unfair trading issues in agricultural supply chains. This publication provides a summary of the work undertaken by the Unit in its first year.