‘No need’ for free range eggs standard says ACCC, outraging consumer and industry groups

 In Australia, NewZealand
The consumer watchdog has declared there is "no need" for a free range egg standard in Australia, shocking egg producers and consumer advocates, who are both in the midst of developing such a standard with ministers in every state.
Rod Sims, chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, said producers should instead use commonsense and rely on court rulings to avoid misleading shoppers with their labelling.
"Some have expressed concern there is no government standard that producers need to meet to be a free-range producer. We see no need for any standard," he said at an agricultural forum in Melbourne on Thursday.  Sydney Mornoing Herald – Read more…

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