Failing Food Report - February 2010

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

Date of Fail Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard Country of origin Product description
24/12/2009 Micro E. coli in excess of maximum permitted level. Result: 460, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0 cfu/g 1.6.1 ITALY Ricotta Salata
20/01/2010 Composition Preservative 218 not permitted in this food 1.3.1 INDONESIA Sweet Soy Sauce
21/01/2010 Visual Heavy infestation of ants IFC Act Sec 3 JAPAN Dried Scallops
25/01/2010 Chemical Histamine exceeds permitted level at 230 mg/kg 2.2.3 PHILIPPINES Anchovy Sauce
3/02/2010 Chemical Ethylene Chlorohydrin detected and is not permitted in this food. Result 60 mg/kg 1.4.2 ITALY Chilli Pepper Crushed
3/02/2010 Micro E coli detected above permitted level. Results: <2, <2, 130, 33, <2 cfu/g 1.6.1 ITALY Parma Ham
4/02/2010 Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected and is not permitted in this food. Result 0.15 mg/kg 1.4.2 INDIA Mint Leaves
8/02/2010 Micro Bacillus cereus in excess of maximum permitted levels. Result: 2400, 3000, 2900, >15000, 2200 cfu/g User guide to FSC1.6.1 CHINA Preserved bean curd
8/02/2010 Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of Maximum Levels permitted. Result 102ug/kg. 1.4.1 IRAN Pistachio Kernels bulk box
9/02/2010 Micro Salmonella detected and in excess of levels permitted IFN 08/09 Risk List INDIA Hulled Sesame Seed
10/02/2010 Chemical Ethylene Chlorohydrin detected and is not permitted in this food. Result 9.1 mg/kg 1.4.2 INDIA Black Pepper Powder
10/02/2010 Micro SPC detected & in excess of levels permitted. Results: 1600000, 1800000, 8600, 190000, 3500 CFU/g IFN 08/09 Risk List JAPAN Frozen Scallops Roe-off
16/02/2010 Composition Contains additive not permitted in this food (Glucide Sodium) 1.3.1 CHINA Salty and dry peanut
16/02/2010 Micro Bacillus cereus in excess of maximum permitted levels. Results: 600, 700, 400, 300, 400 cfu/g 1.6.1 CHINA Preserved Red Bean Curd
16/02/2010 Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1 CHINA Japanese Frozen Scallops Roe Off
17/02/2010 Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1 ITALY Gorgonzola Cheese
20/02/2010 Micro Bacillus cereus in excess of maximum permitted levels. Results: >15000, >15000, >15000, >15000, >15000 cfu/g and >15000, >15000, >15000, 10000, >15000 cfu/g User guide to FSC1.6.1 CHINA Fermented Traditional Beancurd and Fermented Preserved Bean Curd
22/02/2010 Micro Salmonella detected IFN 08/09 Risk List SYRIA Halwa Tahini
22/02/2010 Composition Histamines detected in excess of maximum levels permitted. Result 640mg/kg 2.2.3 SRI LANKA Ambulthial Fish
23/02/2010 Composition Intense sweetners added that are not permitted in this food 1.3.1 CHINA Roasted sun flower seeds
24/02/2010 Micro E. coli present in excess of permitted level. Results: 1100, 27000, 17000, 4500, 17000 cfu/g 1.6.1 ITALY Forme Cheese
26/02/2010 Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1 NEW ZEALAND Fully Cooked Meatballs
26/02/2010 Micro SPC in excess of permitted levels. Results: 890000, 200000, 260000, 1900000, 91000 cfu/g IFN 08/09 Risk List VIETNAM Scallop meat (retail)

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