2UE - Fairfax Radio Network

What we're talking about

Aussie food labelling laws are a farce!

Posted by: 2UE | 9 August, 2012 - 8:37 AM
Jason Morrison: How you are being tricked as a consumer

Alarmist, xenophobic, or should we be concerned with the muddying of information over where our food is coming from. Jason Morrison on barcodes, labelling and how you are being tricked as a consumer.


Jason Morrison with Lynn Wilkinson on how to read barcodes to find out where products come from. Australian regulations now mean that you can mess with the ingredients in local products.

Stay up to date on breaking news with 2UE on Twitter  

Electricity: are you ripped off?

Tell us how will the electricity rise impact on your budget?

Electricity has soared, and Jason Morrison reveals how the bills people are now receiving are increasing, but consumption remains the same. Here's what you need to check to ensure you are not ripped off.

Wasting your money taking vitamins?

Are vitamins worth taking, or just an expensive waste?

Popping a daily multivitamin pill could be a waste of time and money, says consumer watchdog Choice. Paul Murray with Ingrid Just of Choice on the potential of putting your health at risk and wasting your money.

Blog comments Your Say

  • This is damned criminal! Why aren't these dirty crooks who are clearly committing very serious fraud, charged and put before a court?? I was under the impression that there are whole government departments who are essentially responsible to address this illegal, unlawful conduct???!!! Which is unfairly badly damaging, ruining our very own producers. N.B. Obviously there must be urgent retrospective court action taken against these defiant recalcitrant serial fraudsters! Who need to be stopped and pay damages too!

    Billy Hunt Thursday 9 August, 2012 - 6:25 PM
  • When you are faced with eating substandard cheap imported CRAP so the supermarkets make bigger profits why wouldn't you try and buy locally. We are being deliberately dumbed down and socially engineered to buy overseas imported food
    instead of the superior Australian foodstuffs.

    Peter Thursday 9 August, 2012 - 10:25 AM
  • The deliberate, unacceptable deceptive labeling of imported products is potentially highly dangerous and is blatantly dishonest fraud! All these deceiving, uncaring fraudsters need to be urgently prosecuted.

    Ryan Ellis Thursday 9 August, 2012 - 10:11 AM

Post a comment * Mandatory fields