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Present and Future Jurisprudence of Consumer Protection and Food Law in Australia

Bruce, Alex


In this chapter, I explore how the new Australian Consumer Law ("the ACL") embedded in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) is intended to protect consumers from misleading, deceptive and false credence claims associated with food products made by large corporate food producers and distributors. By "credence claims" I mean representations made by corporations in marketing food products that convey to consumers an impression that the product possesses some added quality that similar...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: International Food Law and Policy
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07542-6_40


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