Failing Food Report - November 2011

​The number of lines of imported food inspected by AQIS under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this reporting month: 2,230.

The following table details the food that has failed during this reporting month.

AQIS Imported Failing Food Reporting - November 2011
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
25/10/2011 Cassava chips Indonesia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 34mg/kg.
1.4.1
25/10/2011 Cassava chips Indonesia Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 21mg/kg.
1.4.1
27/10/2011 Tahini Lebanon Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
27/10/2011 Tahini Lebanon Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
2/11/2011 Taleggio DOP (cheese) Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, <3, <3, 17, <3 cfu/g.
1.6.1
2/11/2011 Candy United Kingdom Composition Potassium aluminium (E555) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
2/11/2011 Brie Mon Sire (cheese) France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 60, <10, 80, <10, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
3/11/2011 Frozen prepared saury Japan Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <50, <50, ND, ND, ND cfu/g.
1.6.1
3/11/2011 Coeur de Lion Brie (cheese) France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 60, 10, 20, <10, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
3/11/2011 Saint Albray cheese France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, <10, <10, 320, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
4/11/2011 Jelly Taiwan Composition Potassium sorbate not permitted in this food.
Konjac not permitted in this food type.
1.3.1
IFN 02/10
4/11/2011 Dried seaweed stripe China Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 3300 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
7/11/2011 Peanut butter China Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.022 mg/kg.
1.4.2
7/11/2011 Taleggio (cheese) Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 26, 3, 3, 3, 63 cfu/g.
1.6.1
8/11/2011 Smoked salmon presliced Norway Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <50, <50, ND, ND, ND cfu/g.
1.6.1
9/11/2011 Bontazola Vaschetta (cheese) Italy Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
9/11/2011 Paneer cubes India Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 310, 280, 200, 33, <10 MPN/g.
1.6.1
10/11/2011 Preserved dates China Contaminant Lead detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.42 mg/kg.
1.4.1
11/11/2011 Cassava chips India Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid in excess of level permitted.
Result: 38 mg/kg.
1.4.1
14/11/2011 Cut sea tangle (kelp) Korea Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 4900 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
14/11/2011 Dried seaweed Hong Kong Contaminant Iodine detected in exceed of level permitted.
Results: 4200 mg/kg and 6300 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
14/11/2011 Dried kelp Japan Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 3300 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
14/11/2011 Sugar confectionery Philippines Composition Colours detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.3.1
15/11/2011 Frozen chilli Vietnam Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
15/11/2011 Arborio rice Italy Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.187 mg/kg.
1.4.1
16/11/2011 Taleggio Colombo (cheese) Italy Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 50, 10, 20, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
16/11/2011 Saint Marcellin cheese France Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 150, 100, 90, 150, 90 cfu/g.
1.6.1
16/11/2011 Dried grape vine leaves Lebanon Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.02 mg/kg.
1.4.2
17/11/2011 Whole cooked prawn China Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
17/11/2011 Preserved beancurd with sesame oil Taiwan Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, <100, >15000, >15000, <100 cfu/g.
1.6.1
17/11/2011 Instant meal United States Composition Additive 321 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
18/11/2011 Chilli powder India Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
21/11/2011 Frozen mussels Fiji Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 2.3, 4.3, 9.3, <2.3, 2.3 MPN/g.
1.6.1
21/11/2011 Frozen mussels Fiji Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: < 2.3, <2.3, 9.3, <2.3, <2.3 MPN/g.
1.6.1
21/11/2011 King crab meat China Micro Coagulase-positive staphylococci detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 550, 300, 400, <100, 300 cfu/g.
1.6.1
23/11/2011 Frozen mussels Chile Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 15, 24, <2.3, 4.3, <2.3 cfu/g.
1.6.1
23/11/2011 Fish chips Sri Lanka Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 290 mg/kg.
1.4.1
24/11/2011 Confectionery United Kingdom Other No compliant BSE Certificate provided. 2.2.1
24/11/2011 Confectionery United Kingdom Other No compliant BSE Certificate provided. 2.2.1
25/11/2011 Marjoram rubbed Egypt Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.080 m/kg.
1.4.2
25/11/2011 Marjoram ground Egypt Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.10 mg/kg.
1.4.2
28/11/2011 Confectionery Vietnam Composition Vitamin C not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
29/11/2011 Black pepper powder India Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 86 mg/kg.
1.4.2

28/11/2011

Cooked prawn meat

Thailand

Micro

Vibrio cholerae detected.

User Guide to FSC 1.6.1

29/11/2011 Basa fish fillets Vietnam Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0055 mg/kg.
1.4.2
30/11/2011 Smoked salmon Denmark Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, <100, <100, <100, < 100 /25g.
1.6.1
30/11/2011 Whole round pangasius Vietnam Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0025 mg/kg.
1.4.2
30/11/2011 Graviera cheese Greece Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 10, 180, 20, 350, 40 cfu/g.
1.6.1

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