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Consumer watchdog cracks down on ‘organic’ claims

Companies marketing their products as ‘organic’ are set to come under the microscope of the consumer watchdog after it fined one brand for misleading claims and issued a warning to others. Dreamz Pty Ltd, trading as …

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Kids watch 800 junk food TV ads a year

Sitting the kids in front of the TV has long been the way of busy parents, allowing a few moments of quiet while Elmo or any other friendly faces keep the kids entertained. But new …

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Study reveals the dirty truth about rubber duckies

You’d be ‘quackers’ to keep rubber ducks and other plastic toys in the bath, according to new research. A group of Swiss and US researchers have delved into "the dark side" of rubber ducks and found …

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Consumers warned about new breed of online scam

Dog-lovers are being warned about a new breed of online scammer, tugging on the heartstrings of Australians who want to buy cute puppies. Scamwatch has reported almost 600 incidents of scams involving puppies in the last …

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Aussies still in the dark over when to use sunscreen

The majority of Australians are still in the dark about when they need to start applying sunscreen and protect themselves from harmful UV rays, new research shows. The Cancer Council Australia's National Sun Protection survey revealed that …

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