Failing Food Report - June 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
28 April 2010 Frozen mozzarella for pizza Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 15, 23, 23, 9, 15 MPN/g
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28 April 2010 Boiled, dried hot pepper leaves Korea Chemical Deltamethrin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.271mg/kg.
Difenoconazol detected in excess of MRL. Result:.0773mg/kg.
Endosulfan sulphate detected in excess of MRL. Result:.251mg/kg.
Procymidone detected in excess of MRL. Result:1.25mg/kg.
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26 May 2010 Pangasius Cutlets (basa) Vietnam Chemical Ciprofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 14mg/kg.
Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 90mg/kg.
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28 May 2010 Enriched chocolate bar Korea Composition Vitamin B not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
31 May 2010 Extra virgin olive oil Italy Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.06mg/kg. 1.4.2
1 June 2010 Potato fries (ketchup flavour) Philipines Composition Additive (320) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
1 June 2010 Coated ground nuts India Other Importer has elected not to sample products.  
2 June 2010 Konnyaku jelly powder Indonesia Composition Additive (E425) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
4 June 2010 Vine leaves in brine Turkey Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.43 mg/kg.
Fenarimol detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.14 mg/kg.
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4 June 2010 Corona white cheese Greece Micro E. coli detected in excess of leves permitted.
Results 2a: <10, >1100, <10, <10 MPN/g.
Results 2d: 240, 23, 9, 1100, 150 MPN/g.
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4 June 2010 Line 1b - Pasta filata cheese
Line 1c - Mozzarella bonteana
Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results Line 1b: >1600, 170, >1600, >1600, 1600cfu/g.
Results Line 1c: <2,< 2, <2, 110, <2cfu/g.
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6 June 2010 29a Wet bean curd (red)
30a Wet bean curd (w chilli)
China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results Line 29a: 3200, >15000, 3700, 3900, 3600cfu/g.
Results Line 30a: >15000, >15000, >15000, >15000, 9900cfu/g.
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8 June 2010 Chalddock waffle, Chalddock ice Korea Composition Prohibited plant (Artemisia vulgaris - mugwort). 1.4.4
8 June 2010 Boneless Parma ham Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. IFN 01/10
8 June 2010 Peeled tomatoes (cans) Italy Visual Heavily dented and rusted cans. IFC Act Sec. 3
9 June 2010 Ginkgo kernel China Composition Unapproved novel food (ginkgo nut). 1.5.1
9 June 2010 Thai tea mix Thailand Composition Additive (E110 sunset yellow) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
9 June 2010 Line 2: Dace fish (head off/gutted)
Line 3: Snakehead fish (head off/gutted)
China Chemical Malachite green detected in excess of MRL.
Results Line 2: leuco-malachite green 3910ug/kg, malachite green 1560ug/kg.
Results Line 3: malachite green 17ug/kg.
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9 June 2010 Salted peanuts China Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of ML. Result: 0.56 mg/kg. 1.4.1
9 June 2010 Pickled radish Korea Composition Additive (saccharin) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
10 June 2010 Herring Fillets matejes style in oil Germany Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
11 June 2010 Basmati rice (bulk 20kg bags) India Visual Food contained live insects. IFC Act Sec. 3
11 June 2010 Noodles – mugwort soba organic Japan Composition Prohibited plant (Artemisia vulgaris - mugwort). 1.4.4
17 June 2010 Rice China Visual Visible mould (Aspergillus) on food. IFC Act Sec. 3
18 June 2010 Herring fillets Germany Composition Additive (sodium saccharin) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
21 June 2010 Dried Maldive fish chips Sri Lanka Chemical Histamine detected in excess of ML. Result: 297mg/kg. 2.2.3
21 June 2010 Green mukhwas India Composition Additive (E127) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
21 June 2010 Raspberries & blackberries (candies) United States Composition Additive (erythrosine) is not permitted in this food.
Additives (allura red AC, indigotine, sunset yellow FCF) detected in excess of collective total level permitted. Result: 660mg/kg total.
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23 June 2010 Seasoning for chicken masala India Composition Prohibited plant (betel nut). 1.4.4
25 June 2010 Raw fresh tuna Indonesia Chemical Histamine detected in excess of ML. Result: 500mg/kg. 2.2.3
25 June 2010 Cr?me assorted biscuit Fiji Composition Additive (476) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
29 June 2010 Frozen paneer cubes India Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results: 9.3, >110, 2.3, 2.3, 24/g.
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