Failing Food Report - May 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
16/04/2010 Char sui sauce China Composition Additive (E127) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
3/05/2010 Frozen short neck clam China Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: <2.3, <2.3,<2.3,<2.3, 9.3 cfu/g 1.6.1
5/05/2010 Roast red pork seasoning mix Thailand Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.06mg/kg 1.4.2
6/05/2010 Cashew cookies China Composition Additive (321) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
6/05/2010 Peanut candy India Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML. Result: 65 ug/kg 1.4.1
7/05/2010 Sea bream Greece Contaminant Histamines detected in excess of ML. Result: 484 mg/kg 2.2.3
10/05/2010 Brinata cheese Italy Micro E.coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: 240, <3.0, <3.0, 240, <3.0 cfu/g 1.6.1
10/05/2010 Mini fruit cells Vietnam Composition Konjac is not permitted in jelly cups or jelly confectionery Imported Food Notice 02/10
10/05/2010 Maldive chips Sri Lanka Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML. Result: 266 mg/kg 2.2.3
11/05/2010 Formaggio di pecora - sheeps milk cheese Italy Micro E.coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results Line 2c: 23, >1100, 460, 460, 93 MPN/g. Results Line 2a: 240, 240, 1100, 240, >1100 MPN/g. Results Line 2b: 1100, >1100, 93, 43, 240 MPN/g 1.6.1
11/05/2010 White pepper powder India Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 24mg/kg 1.4.2
12/05/2010 Pickled cabbage hot pot Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of level permitted. Results: <100, 100, 250, 250, 250 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
13/05/2010 Kefalograviera semi hard cheese Greece Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: 23, <3, 460, 23, 23 MPN/g 1.6.1
13/05/2010 Pista-slice (pistachio) India Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of ML. Result: 59ug/kg 1.4.1
13/05/2010 Frozen oysters Korea Other Oysters from Korea are not permitted. IFN 52/04
14/05/2010 Chilli powder India Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
14/05/2010 Spaghetti in a can Italy Visual Excessive number of dented and faulty cans. IFC Act Sec. 3
14/05/2010 Pepper powder India Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
17/05/2010 Chilli bean curd Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of level permitted. Results: 2100, 4100, 2300, 1900, 2500 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
17/05/2010 Corona white cheese Greece Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: <10, >1100, >1100, <10, <10 cfu/g 1.6.1
17/05/2010 Instant noodles China Micro Bacillus cereus in excess of levels permitted. Results: 2000, 250, 250, 300, <100 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
17/05/2010 Frozen passionfruit pulp, seed in Thailand Chemical Captan detected in excess of MRL.Results: Line 1a 0.21mg/kg,  Line 1b 0.28mg/kg. 1.4.2
17/05/2010 Galet normand fromi cheese France Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: 1100, <10, 15, >1100, >1100 MPN/g 1.6.1
17/05/2010 Mahon D.O cheese Spain Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1
18/05/2010 Bean curd Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of level permitted. Results: >30000, >30000, >30000, >30000, >30000 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
19/05/2010 Cassava chips Malaysia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of ML. Result: 11mg/kg 1.4.1
21/05/2010 Crab meat Vietnam Micro Standard Plate Count in excess of level permitted.Results: >30,000,000, >30,000,000, >30,000,000, >30,000,000, >30,000,000 cfu/g 1.6.1
21/05/2010 Strawberry cream snack Indonesia Composition Additive (erythrosine) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
24/05/2010 Gorgonzola soft cheese Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results 240, 21, 93, 93, 460 MPN/g 1.6.1
24/05/2010 Dried salted mackerel Philippines Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML.  Result: 660mg/kg 2.2.3
25/05/2010 Extra virgin olive oil Italy Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.08mg/kg. 1.4.2
25/05/2010 Frozen seasoned scallops Japan Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected 1.6.1
26/05/2010 Bbq chicken spice blend South Africa Chemical Ethylene Chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL. Results: Line 2a 280mg/kg, Line 3a 340 mg/kg 1.4.2
26/05/2010 Chopped leaf spinach Netherlands Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of the ML.Results: Line 1b 0.15mg/kg, Line 1f 0.18mg/kg, Line 2a 0.17mg/kg, Line 2b 0.18mg/kg 1.4.1
27/05/2010 Valdeon blue vein cheese Spain Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted. Results: >1500, <10, 820, 130, >1500 cfu/g 1.6.1
27/05/2010 Fresh mangosteen Thailand Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess MRL. Result: 0.04 mg/kg. 1.4.2
28/05/2010 Raspberry puree Netherlands Chemical Procymidone detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.25mg/kg 1.4.2
31/05/2010 Rice stick noodles Philippines Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of level permitted. Results <100, <100, <100, <100, 1200 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
31/05/2010 Preserved bean curd China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of level permitted. Results: >15,000, >15,000, >15,000, >15,000, >15,000 cfu/g User Guide to FSC 1.6.1

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