Failing Food Report - April 2010

​​The following table details the food that has failed during this reporting month.

Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
13/04/2010 Boiled gingko nuts (in cans) Japan Composition Unapproved novel food (gingko nuts) 1.5.1
16/04/2010 Salted anchovies Philippines Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML Result: 360mg/kg 2.2.3
13/04/2010 Halawa with almonds Egypt Micro Salmonella detected Imported Food Notice 01/10
6/04/2010 Hulled sesame seeds India Micro Salmonella detected Imported Food Notice 01/10
25/02/2010 Pickled radish Korea Composition Additive (colour yellow) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
13/04/2010 Traditional seaweed (in pkts) Korea Composition Unapproved novel food (Perilla oil/extract) 1.5.1
16/04/2010 Dried rice stick noodles Philippines Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of permitted levels. Results: <100, <100, 2400, <100, 550cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
13/04/2010 Soup base Japan Composition Ingredients (amino acids and succinic acid) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
13/04/2010 Seasoning Japan Composition Unapproved novel food (Perilla oil/extract) 1.5.1
29/03/2010 Dietary supplement Juice United States Composition Added protein exceeds permitted level in this type of food 2.9.3
15/04/2010 Tuna loin Indonesia Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML. Result: 250 mg/kg. 2.2.3
20/04/2010 Chilli powder Bangladesh Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
24/02/2010 Baby digestion supplement tea and baby infantile tea China Composition Contains ingredients that prohibited plants. Contains ingredients that are unapproved novel foods 1.4.4 1.5.1
21/04/2010 Frozen jack mackerel Japan Composition Additive (monascus colour) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
23/04/2010 Frozen passionfruit pulp Thailand Chemical Captan detected in excess of MRL. Results: 0.29mg/kg and 0.37mg/kg 1.4.2
21/04/2010 Perilla oil Korea Composition Unapproved novel food (Perilla oil/extract) 1.5.1
22/04/2010 Sugar coated fennel India Composition Additive (E127) not permitted in this food type 1.3.1
27/04/2010 Preserved bean curd glass bottles China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of permitted levels. Results: 72,000, 260,000, 90,000, 37,000, 67,000 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
27/04/2010 Cooked white rice Korea Composition Additive (gluconic acid) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
30/04/2010 Pure lemon oil United States Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.81 mg/kg 1.4.2
30/04/2010 Pistachios Iran Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML. Result: 990ug/kg 1.4.1

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