Primary Sector

Class action against Fonterra Australia needs more farmers

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 22 Feb 2021

Fonterra denies the allegations in the class action and is defending the case vigorously, Rene Dedoncker, managing director Fonterra Australia says.
Rebecca Howard
Mon, 22 Feb 2021
Lawyers spearheading a class action against Fonterra Australia want more farmers to register while the dairy giant says it has completely overhauled its relationship with its Aussie farmers. “The chance of missing out and stopping the case going ahead is incredibly real unless farmers come forward,” said litigator David Burstyner of Adley Burstyner.  Adley Burstyner is representing the plaintiffs in the case, Geoffrey and Lynden Iddles.The claim alleges that Fonterra Australia breached its contractual obligations with its...

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