Failing Food Report - January 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
9/11/2009 Chemical Flouroquinolones detected and is not permitted in this food. Result: Gatifloxicin 4.6ug/kg 1.4.2 DENMARK Smoked salmon
9/11/2009 Micro Listeria moncytogenes detected and in excess of permitted levels 1.6.1 DENMARK Smoked salmon
3/12/2009 Chemical Nitrofurans detected and is not permitted in this food. Result: Nitrofurazone 4.6ug/kg 1.4.2 TAIWAN Frozen Cooked Prawns
13/12/2009 Micro Vibrio alginolyticus detected. Imported Food Control Act Section 3(2) CHINA Whole Cooked Penaeus Vannamei Prawns
22/12/2009 Composition Additive (Katsuo) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 JAPAN Roasted mix nuts
22/12/2009 Composition Additives (Gardenia and Carthamos) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 JAPAN Japanese style noodle
24/12/2009 Composition Additive (sodium saccharin) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 CHINA Preserved plums
30/12/2009 Composition Additive (E131 Patent Blue) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 NETHERLANDS Sintschuim (Candy)
31/12/2009 Micro E. coli detected and in excess of levels permitted. Results: 4, >1100, <3, <3, 3 MPN/g 1.6.1 FRANCE Soft Cheese in Wheel (1)
31/12/2009 Micro E. coli detected and in excess of levels permitted. Results: 4, >1100, <3, <3, 3 MPN/g 1.6.1 FRANCE Soft Cheese in Wheel (2)
31/12/2009 Visual Food is not suitable for its reasonable intended use due to fire damage Imported Food Control Act Section 3(2) ARGENTINA Blanched Peanuts
4/01/2010 Chemical Histamine detected in excess of permitted Maximum Level. Result: 352mg/kg 2.2.3 SRI LANKA Fish Chips
4/01/2010 Composition Additive (Erythrosine) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 INDIA Sugar Coated Fennel
4/01/2010 Visual Food is not suitable for its reasonable intended use - mould contamination Imported Food Control Act Section 3(2) CHINA Dried Silver Fish
11/01/2010 Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected and in excess of the MRL. Result: 0.04mg/kg 1.4.1 THAILAND Green Peppercorn in Brine
11/01/2010 Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of permitted Maximum Levels (on 2 lines). Results: 406mg/kg and 357mg/kg 2.2.3 SRI LANKA Fish chips
15/01/2010 Chemical Fluoroquinolones detected and is not permitted in this food. Result: Enrofloxacin 4.9ug/kg 1.4.2 VIETNAM Pangasius Fillet
15/01/2010 Composition Additive (E127) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 PHILIPPINES Rice cake Mix
15/01/2010 Micro Standard Plate Count result in excess of levels permitted. Results: 58000, 310000, 38000, 550000, 660000 CFU/g, IFN 08/09 Risk List THAILAND Frozen Cockles
15/01/2010 Micro Standard Plant Count result in excess of levels permitted. Results: 110000, 950000, 850000, 19000, 760000 cfu/g IFN 08/09 Risk List HONG KONG Dried Oysters
18/01/2010 Composition Additive (Glycine 640) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 MALAYSIA Snacks (salt & vinegar flavour)
18/01/2010 Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of permitted Maximum Level. Result: 536mg/kg 2.2.3 TAIWAN Dried Tuna Slice
19/01/2010 Other Aeromonas hydrophila detected Imported Food Control Act Section 3(2) CHINA Cooked prawn plate
20/01/2010 Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of permitted Maximum Level. Result: 24ug/kg 1.4.1 CHINA Roasted granulated peanuts
20/01/2010 Composition Additives (succinic acid, ethanol, emulsifier 451i) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 THAILAND Imitation Crab Chunk, Imitation crab Stick, Breaded imitation scallop
22/01/2010 Composition Additive (calcium) not permitted in this food 1.3.1, 1.2.4 CHINA Dumpling Flour
22/01/2010 Micro Salmonella detected IFN 08/09 Risk List INDIA Premium hulled sesame seeds
26/01/2010 Micro Standard Plate Count results in excess of levels permitted. Results 72000, 140000, 120000, 90000, 160000 cfu/g 1.6.1 VIETNAM Cooked prawn cutlets
27/01/2010 Composition Additives (Erythrosine (E127) & sodium nitrite (E250)) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 PHILIPPINES Deboned Milk Fish Fillet
27/01/2010 Composition Additive (disodium succinate) not permitted in this food 1.3.1 JAPAN Noodle

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