Failing Food Report - September 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
2/09/2010 Dried stripped mackerel Philippines Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML
Result: 250mg/kg
2.2.3
1/09/2010 Ring pop Canada Composition Additive erythrosine (127) in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 21 mg/kg
1.3.1
16/08/2010 Blended vegetable oil Malaysia Chemical Endosulfan detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 0.17mg/kg
1.4.2
6/09/2010 Preserved hot bean curd glass jars Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 12000, 14000, 24000, 10000, 26000 cfu/g
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6/09/2010 Preserved hot bean curd retail jars China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1200, 1100, 4500, >15000, 700 cfu/g.
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8/09/2010 Mackerels in tomato sauce with tamarind Thailand Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML
Result: 510 mg/kg
2.2.3
9/09/2010 Fetta cheese Greece Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 240, 43, 43, 43, 14 MPN/g 1.6.1
15/09/2010 Cassava cracker Indonesia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of ML.
Result Line 1a: 16mg/kg, Result Line 1b: 30mg/kg
1.4.1
10/09/2010 Fior di Capra Orobica cheese Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 15, 15, <3, 4, 43 MPN/g
1.6.1
13/09/2010 Bean curd sheets China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 70,000, 10,000, 92,000, <100, 120,000 cfu/g
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14/09/2010 Desiccated blue coconut Sri Lanka Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
15/09/2010 Gorgonzola cheese Cremoso Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 240, 23, 21, 9, 15 MPN/g
1.6.1
10/09/2010 Frozen yellow catfish Vietnam Chemical Fluoroquinolones detected in excess of MRL.
Results: Ciprofloxacin 4.5ug/kg. Enrofloxacin: 3.4ug/kg.
1.4.2
14/09/2010 Tahini Jordan Micro Salmonella detected IFN 01/10
14/09/2010 La Tur Formaggio cheese Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 13, 8, 2, 2 & 13 cfu/g
1.6.1
16/09/2010 Hot bean curd preserved Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 6700, 6300, 3800, >11000, >1500 cfu/g.
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16/09/2010 Szechuan hot bean curd preserved Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: >11000, 350, >15000, >15000, >1500 cfu/g
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20/09/2010 Sugar confectionery - plum candy Taiwan Composition Additive sunset yellow FCF (110) in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 360 mg/kg
1.3.1
20/09/2010 Pure ghee India Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result 0.06 mg/kg.
1.4.2
22/09/2010 Dried anchovy fish Myanmar Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML.
Result: 520 mg/kg
2.2.3
10/09/2010 Roasted sunflower seeds retail pkt China Composition Additives cyclamates, sodium saccharine and sodium cyclamates not permitted in this food 1.3.1
24/09/2010 Dried seer Sri Lanka Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML.
Result: 690 mg/kg.
2.2.3
27/09/2010 Fleur Du Maquis (Corse Herbes) - cheese France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: >1100, >1100, >1100, 1100, 1100 MPN/g.
1.6.1
16/09/2010 Preserved bean curd - chilli China Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 300, 8300, <100, 3400, 3600 cfu/g
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20/09/2010 Salted mackerel fish Thailand Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML.
Result: 320 mg/kg
2.2.3
22/09/2010 Frozen paneer - Indian cottage cheese India Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: <10, <10, <10, <10, >1100 MPN/g
1.6.1
27/09/2010 Tofu cake in chilli oil Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 57,000, 95,000, 130,000, 100,000, 62,000 cfu/g
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28/09/2010 Fior Di Capra Orobica retail pkt Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 4, <3, 23, 14, 4 MPN/g
1.6.1
28/09/2010 Small scale mud carp fillet Thailand Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of ML.
Result: 480 mg/kg
2.2.3
29/09/2010 Boneless Parma ham Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected IFN 01/10
26/09/2010 Organic desiccated coconut chips Mexico Micro Salmonella detected 1.6.1
30/09/2010 La Tur Cheese Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 33, 8, 13, 2, 13 cfu/g
1.6.1

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