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Federal Court fines Queensland egg producer $250,000 over misleading “free range” claims

By September 15, 2015July 21st, 2017Legal Risk, News & Articles

The Federal Court has found RL Adams Pty Ltd, which trades as Darling Downs Free Range Eggs, engaged in misleading conduct and made misleading representations in its labelling, in a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

The company admitted that they had marketed and labelled eggs as “free range”, despite the fact that hens had actually been continuously confined to the barns during this time.

The full article is available here.