Failing Food Report - February 2012

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

The number of lines of imported food inspected under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this reporting month: 1,725.

Failing Food Reporting - February 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
2/02/2012 Serrano ham Spain Jamonsa Espana Sl Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. IFN 17/11
3/02/2012 Peanuts China Qingdao Shuang Sheng Foods Co Ltd Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.030 mg/kg.
1.4.2
7/02/2012 Dry cured boneless Iberico ham Spain Utidos Y Jamones Fermin Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. IFN 17/11
8/02/2012 Dried lily flower China Shanghai Dashanhe Import & Export Co Ltd Composition Gamma irradiation is not a permitted treatment for this food. 1.5.3
8/02/2012 Masala peanuts India Favour-Ita International Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.016 mg/kg.
1.4.1
8/02/2012 Roasted peanuts India Favour-Ita International Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.026 mg/kg.
1.4.1
9/02/2012 Smoked salmon Ireland Kenmare Salmon Company Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected.
Results: D, D, D, ND, ND /25g.
1.6.1
10/02/2012 Prepared seaweed Japan Yamaki (Japan) Composition Antioxidant (vitamin E) not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
13/02/2012 Chewing gum Japan Lotte Co Ltd Composition Additive caffeine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
14/02/2012 Roasted pistachios Turkey Kahvecioglu Gida (Turkey) Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.035 mg/kg.
1.4.1
15/02/2012 Pont l'Eveque (cheese) France Sa Graindorge (14371 01) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 300, 60, 10, <10, 50 cfu/g.
1.6.1
17/02/2012 Chilled wholefish tuna Maldives Ensis Fisheries Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 1500 mg/kg.
1.4.1
21/02/2012 Lal shak (spinach) Bangladesh Eurasia Food Processing Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.97 mg/kg.
1.4.2
22/02/2012 Peanut chikki bar India M.N Food Industries Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 0.10 mg/kg.
1.4.1
23/02/2012 Saint Sauveur (cheese) France Mons Fromager Affineur Limited Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
24/02/2012 Preserved fruit strips United States Innoteq Inc Composition Vitamins in excess of levels permitted. 2.9.4
27/02/2012 Dipping sauce Japan Mizkan Group Corporation Composition Additive DL-Alanine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
27/02/2012 Seasoned octopus Thailand Kibun (Thailand) Co Ltd (Samutsakorn Thailand) Composition Additive E127 not permitted in this food type. 1.3.1
27/02/2012 Meal replacements United States MXI Corp Composition Vanadium not permitted in this food. 2.9.3
27/02/2012 Flavoured chewing gum Korea Mamison Co Ltd Composition Vitamin C not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
27/02/2012 Basmati rice India M R Overseas Pvt Ltd Chemical Malathion detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.05 mg/kg.
1.4.2
28/02/2012 Chilli powder United States Valentine Enterprises Inc Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 55 mg/kg.
1.4.2
28/02/2012 Soft blue cheese Italy La Frabosa Srl Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 140, 60, 120, 230, 120 cfu/g.
1.6.1

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