Failing Food Report - March 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
2/03/2010 Cooked and peeled prawns Thailand Micro SPC detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 1300000, 920000, 5100, 53000 cfu/g 1.6.1
3/03/2010 Cheese Cyprus Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 2200, <10, <10, <10, <10 cfu/g 1.6.1
1/03/2010 Dasi Seasoning Korea Composition Additive (nucleic acid IG) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
3/03/2010 Cooked prawns Thailand Micro SPC detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 70000, 140000, 24000, 180000, 240000 cfu/g 1.6.1
10/03/2010 Cambembert France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: <3, <3, 240, <3, <3 MPN/g 1.6.1
9/03/2010 Malt drink India Composition Vitamins and minerals (phosphorous, vitamin B5, biotin and copper) not permitted in this food 1.3.2
9/03/2010 Chilli powder Sudan Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
10/03/2010 Cooked prawn cutlets Vietnam Micro Salmonella detected. Results: D (S.aberdeen ), ND, ND, ND /25g 1.6.1
4/03/2010 Gorgonzola cheese Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1
24/02/2010 Maldive Fish Chips Sri Lanka Contaminant Histamine in excess of ML. Result: 350mg/kg 2.2.3
17/03/2010 Chopped Leaf Spinach Netherlands Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of ML. Result: 0.12 mg/kg 1.6.1
18/03/2010 Passionfruit juice concentrate Ecuador Chemical Captan detected in excess of MRL. Results: 0.51 mg/kg & 0.52 mg/kg 1.4.2
12/03/2010 Dried chopped radish, wild aster leaves, dried taro stem, dried radish leaves Korea Other Food has been irradiated by x-ray, which is not permitted 1.5.3
12/03/2010 Dried mushrooms Korea Other Food has been irradiated by x-ray, which is not permitted 1.5.3
10/03/2010 Cooked meatballs New Zealand Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected IFN 01/10
9/03/2010 Drink mix, various flavours USA Composition Vitamins and minerals added that are not permitted in this food 1.3.2
26/03/2010 Halva – plain Iran Micro Salmonella detected IFN 01/10
24/03/2010 Soft cheese / surface ripened Spain Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1
18/03/2010 Soft cheese / surface ripened Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 23, 3.0, <3.0, <3.0, 23 MPN/g 1.6.1
22/03/2010 Tuna in olive oil Italy Contaminant Histamines detected in excess of ML. Result: 440mg/kg 2.2.3
17/03/2010 Bottled salted anchovies Philippines Contaminant Histamines detected in excess of ML. Result: 340 mg/kg 2.2.3
5/03/2010 Chilli powder Bangladesh Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
12/03/2010 Pepper China Chemical Ethylene Chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 69 mg/kg 1.4.2
16/03/2010 Peanut chikki India Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML. Result: 0.03mg/kg 1.4.1
26/03/2010 Yam cookies Malaysia Composition Additive 127(erythrosine) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
21/03/2010 Peanut bar Thailand Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML. Result: 14ug/kg 1.4.1
30/03/2010 Halawa Lebanon Composition Additives (lycazine & neosorbitol) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
31/03/2010 Smoked Fish Thailand Chemical Fluoroquinolones detected and not permitted in this food. Result: 7.3 ug/kg 1.4.2

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