Failing Food Report - August 2012

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

The number of lines of imported food inspected under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this reporting month: 2391

Failing Food Reporting – August 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
2/08/2012 Chilli powder India Everest Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
6/08/2012 Frozen cooked crab meat Vietnam Tan Truong Vinh Co Ltd (Vietnam) Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 2500000, >30000000, 5700000, >30000000,
7600000 cfu/g
1.6.1
6/08/2012 Chickee - peanut Pakistan Oasis Corporation Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.13 mg/kg
1.4.1
7/08/2012 Brie cheese France Marcillat Corcieux Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3, >1100, <3, >1100, <3 cfu/g
1.6.1
9/08/2012 Greek fetta Greece Thessaliko Trikalon Sa Company Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 410, 1100, 1200, 73, 180 cfu/g
1.6.1
7/08/2012 Smoked salmon Scotland St James Smokehouse (Scotland) Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: D<100, ND, D<100, ND, ND /25g 1.6.1
6/08/2012 Taleggio DOP soft goat
milk cheese
Italy Arnoldi Valtaleggio Srl Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 7, 240, 40, 7, 10 cfu/g
1.6.1
3/08/2012 Seasoned fish roe Japan Hayashida Syokuhin Sangyo Co Composition Contains added Vitamin B1 not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
3/08/2012 Seasoned fish roe tobikko Japan Daiei Food Co Ltd (Japan) Composition Additive E127 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
10/08/2012 Halawa pistachio Lebanon Green Hill (Lebanon) Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
10/08/2012 Jelly Taiwan La Kaffa International Co Ltd Composition Konjac not permitted in this food. IFN 02/10
2/08/2012 Soft drink United States Pepsico Inc Composition Additives brominated vegetable oil and caffeine
not permitted in this food.
1.3.1
9/08/2012 Curry powder India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 745 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/08/2012 Cinnamon powder India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 91 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/08/2012 Chilli powder India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 10 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/08/2012 Cinnamon stick India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 10 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/08/2012 Garam masala powder India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 22 mg/kg
1.4.2
6/08/2012 Cereal Japan Kellogg Co (South Africa) Composition Product contains Vitamin B12 not permitted in this
kind of food.
1.3.2
15/08/2012 Thalapath fish Sri Lanka Arunalu Products Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 530mg/kg
1.4.1
3/08/2012 Seasoned fish Japan Azuma Shokuhin Co Ltd Composition Additives glycine and disodium succinate not permitted
in this food.
1.3.1
9/08/2012 Energy chews United States Gu Energy Labs Composition Contains caffeine not permitted in this food. 2.9.4
26/07/2012 Cocoa powder Italy Icam Spa Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.85 mg/kg
1.4.1
17/08/2012 Baby dolmades Greece Zanae Nicoglou Bakery Yeast Chemical Chlorfenvinphos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.17mg/kg
1.4.2
16/08/2012 Taleggio cheese Italy Caseificio Defendi Luigi Srl (Vidalengo Italy) Micro Listeria monocytegenes detected. 1.6.1
20/08/2012 Sheep milk cheese Italy Si.For. Di Pastoia Pietro & C.Snc (Sole Di Sicilia) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1000, 810, 1300, 360, 500 MPN/g
1.6.1
21/08/2012 Salted mackerel Greece Kalloni (Greece) Contaminant Histamines detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 400 mg/kg
1.4.1
20/08/2012 Taleggio DOP cheese Italy Agriform Soc Coop Arl (Italy) Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
16/08/2012 Peanut ball India Manjilas Food Tech Pvt Ltd Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.04 mg/kg
1.4.1
10/08/2012 Asiago DOP and Fontal (cheese) Italy Agriform Soc Coop Arl (Italy) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, 23, <3, 4, 23 MPN/g (Asiago DOP)
Results: 240, 23, 9, 240, 23 MPN/g (Fontal cheese)
1.6.1
21/08/2012 Pecorino cheese Italy Il Forteto Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
22/08/2012 Seasoning salt Japan Konishi Co Ltd Composition Contains potassium carbonate (501) and sodium carbonate (500) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
22/08/2012 Peanut butter Philippines Newborn Food Products (Philippines) Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.13 mg/kg
1.4.1
20/08/2012 Pont l’Eveque cheese France SA Graindorge Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 20, <10, <10, 300 cfu/g
1.6.1
20/08/2012 Pont l’Eveque cheese France SA Graindorge Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 20, <10, <10, 300 cfu/g
1.6.1
23/08/2012 Seasoning sauce Japan Yamasa Corporation (Japan) Composition Additive disodium succinate not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
28/08/2012 Confectionery United States Topps Company (USA) Composition Additive E127 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
27/08/2012 Hot beancurd preserve Taiwan Sze Chuan Food Products Company Ltd (Taiwan) Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >15000, >15000, >15000, >15000, >15000 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
7/08/2012 Confectionery United Kingdom Swizzels Matlow (UK) Other No compliant BSE certificate provided. 2.2.1
7/08/2012 Confectionery United Kingdom Nestle Rowntree Other No compliant BSE certificate provided. 2.2.1
7/08/2012 Confectionery United Kingdom Haribo GMBH (Germany) Other No compliant BSE certificate provided.
28/08/2012 Brie cheese France Marcillat Corcieux Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 460, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0 cfu/g
1.6.1
28/08/2012 Fleur d’Aunis cheese France USVAL (85255 01) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3.0, 9, 9, 23, 21 cfu/g
1.6.1
28/08/2012 Tahini Turkey Best Food Gida Hed (Turkey) Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
24/08/2012 Fruit drink concentrate Malaysia Universal Nutribeverage Sdn Bhd Composition Vitamin B6 and E not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
24/08/2012 Fruit juice base concentrate Malaysia Universal Nutribeverage Sdn Bhd Composition Vitamin B6 and E not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
29/08/2012 Mozarella di Bufala Campana Italy Europomella Spa (IT 12/009 CE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1100, 4, <3.0, 1100, <3.0 cfu/g
1.6.1
30/08/2012 Spicy roasted peanuts India Jabsons Foods Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.018 mg/kg
1.4.1
31/08/2012 Curry powders South Africa Unilever Bestfoods Robertsons (South Africa) Composition Irradiated - not permitted treatment for this food. 1.5.3
31/08/2012 Noodles Indonesia Indofood Composition Vitamin A and B12 not permitted in this food 1.3.2
20/08/2012 Cereal Malaysia Nestle Products (Malaysia) Composition Vitamin D and B12 not permitted in this food 1.3.2
28/08/2012 Roucoulons bio organic cheese France Fromi Rungis Sas Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 70, 2000, 20, 50, 480 cfu/g
1.6.1

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