Consumer advocate Jenni Mack documents the highs and lows of 150 years of consumer activism, and considers where to next for consumer advocacy.Read More 50 years of consumer rights – how far have we come?
Mandatory grocery unit pricing was introduced in 2009. While an important victory for consumers, consumer groups remain concerned that unit prices are insufficiently legible and prominent for many consumers, concerns that have been confirmed in a recent survey.Read More Unit prices – are they legible and prominent?
The huge range of brands and sizes of grocery items in most supermarkets makes it difficult to work out which are the best value for money.
One way to do this is to compare the price per unit of measure – the unit price.Read More How to save money with grocery unit pricing
The report of the major national review of food labelling requirements, undertaken by a panel chaired by Dr Neal Blewett, was released in late January 2011. Several CFA members made submissions and the report is available at the food labeling review web site operated by the Department of Health. The report contains 61 recommendations, many…Read More Food labelling review results released