4.6 million dollars. Warning to the market on the cost of misleading consumers and ignoring statutory obligations on reporting.

The Federal Court has slapped Thermomix with a fine of $4.6 million dollars for a raft of offences for actively misleading and deceiving its customers with one of its products.

The case highlighted how seriously the ACCC and the Federal Courts are responding to companies who have fragrantly ignored or actively avoided their legal obligations.

The action brought by ACCC completely supports one of their 2018 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities, which is to ensure better product safety outcomes for consumers in the online marketplace.

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