Failing Food Report - August 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

4/08/2010

Frozen bhindi (cut okra) India Chemical Acephate detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.3 mg/kg
1.4.2

4/08/2010

Frozen paneer cubes India Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 cfu/g
1.6.1

3/08/2010

Camembert Bocage France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, 1100, <3, <3, 23 MPN/g
1.6.1

2/08/2010

Sweet biscuit jelly Korea Visual Unsuitable for consumption - mould IFC Act Section 3(2)

11/08/2010

Chilli whole stemless India Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 170mg/kg
1.4.2

13/08/2010

Vegetable oil (soya-bean oil) Malaysia Chemical Endosulfan detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.08mg/kg 1.4.2

12/08/2010

Satay sauce Malaysia Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML
Result: 0.005mg/kg
1.4.1

6/08/2010

Roasted peanut (garlic flavour) Indonesia Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML
Result: 466ug/kg
1.4.1

16/08/2010

Line 1a: Crunchy peanut butter
Line 1b: Smooth peanut butter
India Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML
Result: Line 1a: 0.0224 mg/kg
Result: Line 1b: 0.0237 mg/kg
1.4.1

1/08/2010

Peanut butter and reduced fat peanut butter spread United States Composition Added vitamins and minerals (ferricorthophosphate, copersulfate, zincoxide) not permitted in this food 1.3.2

19/08/2010

Fried cassava chips (BBQ) Indonesia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of ML
Result: 14mg/kg
1.4.1

21/07/2010

Extra virgin olive oil Italy Chemical Oxyfluorfen detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.09 mg/kg
1.4.2

20/08/2010

Wijaya noodles Sri Lanka Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, <100, 3300, 2000, <100 cfu/g
User Guide to FSC 1.6.1

20/08/2010

Extra virgin olive oil Italy Chemical Oxyfluorfen detected in excess of MRL.
Result 0.17 mg/kg.
1.4.2

19/08/2010

Gummy candies Japan Composition Vitamin C and calcium not permitted in this food 1.3.1

16/08/2010

Gorgonzola DOP Elit cheese Italy Micro E.coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results : 4.3, >110, 9.3, 24, 46 MPN/g
1.6.1

16/08/2010

Gorgonzola DOP Piccante cheese Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1

24/08/2010

Capreta imitation white cheese Denmark Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results: <2, <2, <2, 350, 920 cfu/g
1.6.1

9/08/2010

Black pepper powder India Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Results: 58.8 mg/kg
1.4.2

12/08/2010

Frozen oyster meat Taiwan Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results: <2.3., <2.3, <2.3, 7.5, 9.3 MPN/g
1.6.1

12/08/2010

Gorgonzola cheese retail pkt Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1

17/08/2010

Mouth freshener (green mukhwas) India Composition Prohibited plant - jequirity (abrus sp) 1.4.4

17/08/2010

Mouth freshener (red mukhwas) India Composition Prohibited plant - betel nut 1.4.4

23/08/2010

Frozen marinara mix retail pkt China Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results: 24, <2.3, <2.3, 9.3, <2.3 MPN/g
IFN 01/10

23/08/2010

Organic black pepper Sri Lanka Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1

25/08/2010

IQF Frozen cooked peeled deveined tail off black tiger shrimp Vietnam Micro Standard Plate Count in excess levels permitted.
Results: 170000, 380000, 160000, 720000 & 450000 cfu/g
1.6.1

24/08/2010

Green coffee 800 Hong Kong Composition Added vitamins not permitted in this food 1.3.2

19/08/2010

Queso De Rulo Camp cheese Spain Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1100, 43, 9.0, 210, 460 MPN/g
1.6.1

26/08/2010

Tofu (bean curd) black pepper flavour Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 500, 670, 1100, 420, 750 MPN/g
User Guide to FSC 1.6.1

30/08/2010

Chopped spinach Netherlands Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of ML.
Results: 0.12mg/kg, 0.13mg/kg
1.4.1

30/08/2010

Cassava cracker Indonesia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of ML.
Result: 20mg/kg
1.4.1

30/08/2010

Mini buns - corn, pandan lotus, and peach buns Malaysia Composition Additive E127 not permitted in this food 1.3.1

27/08/2010

Rice Italy Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of ML.
Results Line 1a: 0.54 mg/kg Results Line 1b: 0.14 mg/kg
1.4.1

27/08/2010

Smoked cat fish Thailand Visual Unsuitable for consumption - insects IFC Act Section 3(2)

26/08/2010

Cocoa mass - alkalised Singapore Visual Unsuitable for consumption IFC Act Section 3(2)

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