Failing Food Report - January 2012

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

The number of lines of imported food inspected by AQIS under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this reporting month: 1948.

AQIS Imported Failing Food Reporting - January 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
17/11/2011 Snack Malaysia Win Win Food Industries Sdn. Bhd Composition Erythrosine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
20/12/2011 Frozen cooked vannamei prawn sushi Vietnam Vifoods Co., Ltd Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: <10, 1,100,000, 10, <10, 40 cfu/g. 1.6.1
3/01/2012 Whole cooked prawn China Zhangzhou Yanfeng Aquatic Product And Foodstuff Co., Ltd Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
3/01/2012 Canned mackerel Korea Penguin General Food Co Ltd (Korea) Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 260 mg/kg.
1.4.1
4/01/2012 Fontal cheese Italy Agriform Soc Coop Arl (Italy) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 460, 240, 240, 23, 43 MPN/g.
1.6.1
4/01/2012 Pecorino Dolce Di Sardegna (cheese) Italy Agriform Soc Coop Arl (Italy) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 MPN/g.
1.6.1
4/01/2012 Hot beancurd preserve fermented Taiwan Szechuan Food Products Co., Ltd. Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 11000, 6300, 5200, 9700, 4900 cfu/g.
User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
5/01/2012 Confectionery United States American Licorice Co. Composition Allura Red detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 630 mg/kg and 660 mg/kg.
1.3.1
5/01/2012 Cooked peeled frozen prawns China Hainan Jiadexin Foodstuff Co., Ltd (Hainan, China) Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 1100000, 4400000, 2000000, 2900000, 9600000 cfu/g. 1.6.1
6/01/2012 Prosc Crudo Parma S/O Italy Salumificio La Torre S.P.A. Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
6/01/2012 Frozen vegetables India Innovative Cuisine Pvt Ltd Chemical Monocrotophos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.061 mg/kg.
1.4.2
6/01/2012 Frozen okra India Innovative Cuisine Pvt Ltd Chemical Monocrotophos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.065 mg/kg.
1.4.2
10/01/2012 Paneer cubes India Vadilal Industries Ltd (India) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 270, <10, <10, <10, 3400 cfu/g.
1.6.1
10/01/2012 Red pepper Korea Buwon Food Co Ltd Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 15 mg/kg.
1.4.2
10/01/2012 Tapioca chips Sri Lanka Nishan Lanka (Sri Lanka) Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 14 mg/kg and 15 mg/kg.
1.4.1
10/01/2012 Whole dried chile mulato United States La Mexicana Imports And Exports Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 14 mg/kg.
1.4.2
13/01/2012 Cooked black tiger prawns Vietnam Minh Phu Seafood Pte (Vietnam) Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
13/01/2012 Cooked and peeled prawn cutlets Thailand The Union Frozen Prod Co Ltd (Thailand) 1259 Wichi Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
13/01/2012 Frozen fish cutlets Vietnam Tan Thanh Loi Frozen Food Co Ltd Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0032 mg/kg.
1.4.2
16/01/2012 Snack India Khajanchi Exports (Mumbai India) Composition Additives detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: Allure Red: 98 mg/kg, Brilliant Blue: 21 mg/kg, Tartrazine: 310 mg/kg.
1.3.1
16/01/2012 Chopped spinach China Qingdao Santao International Co. Ltd Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.13 mg/kg.
1.4.1
16/01/2012 Preserved sour plum Singapore Meng Chong Foodstuffs Private Ltd Composition Additives sodium benzoate and saccharin not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
16/01/2012 Dessicated coconut (fine) Vietnam Luong Quoi Coconut Co., Ltd Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
17/01/2012 Sliced raclette (cheese) Switzerland Lustenberger+Durst Sa Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 83, 10, 3, 20, 3 cfu/g.
1.6.1
17/01/2012 Preserved roundbelly fish sauce Vietnam Co So Che Bien Thucpham Ngoc Lien Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 330 mg/kg.
1.4.1
17/01/2012 Jelly Taiwan Feng Hee International Co Ltd Composition Konjac not permitted in this food. IFN 02/10
17/01/2012 Prawn cutlet Thailand The Union Frozen Prod Co Ltd (Thailand) 1259 Wichi Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
18/01/2012 Whole chilli India M/S. Jabs International Pvt Ltd Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 13 mg/kg.
1.4.2
18/01/2012 Dried seaweed China Hang Tai Marine Product Co Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3210 mg/kg.and 3040 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
19/01/2012 Saint Albray (cheese) France Fromagerie Des Chaumes (64 284 100) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 170, <10, <10, <10, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
19/01/2012 Taro soft flour cake Taiwan Hurng Fur Foods Factory (Taiwan) Composition Erythrosine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
19/01/2012 Rice sticks Thailand Combined Foods Co Ltd (Thailand) Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, 500 est, <100, 500 est, 1900 cfu/g.
User Guide to FSC 1.6.1
20/01/2012 Marjoram rubbed Egypt Safe Spice Gida Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.090 mg/kg.
1.4.2
20/01/2012 Cured ham Spain Embutidos Y Jamones Fermin Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
23/01/2012 Tapioca chips India Grandma's Food Products Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 10.4 mg/kg.
1.4.1
24/01/2012 Confectionery Philippines Sucere Foods Corporation Composition Additives E127 and E131 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
25/01/2012 Basa fillets Vietnam Hung Vuong Corporation Chemical Fluoroquinolones detected in excess of MRL.
Results: Ciprofloxacin 0.022 mg/kg, Enrofloxacin 0.27 mg/kg, Ofloxacin 0.007 mg/kg.
1.4.2
25/01/2012 Peanut salad dressing Indonesia Karangsari Ind. Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.035 mg/kg.
1.4.1
27/01/2012 Dried seaweed Hong Kong Roley Ltd (Hong Kong) Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 2900 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
27/01/2012 Dried fernbrake Korea Yong-In Yutong Composition Prohibited plant - Fernbrake (Pteridium aquilinum). 1.4.4
29/01/2012 Cassava chips India Economic Food Soutions Pvt Ltd Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 41 mg/kg.
1.4.1
31/01/2012 Dried seaweed China Zheng Feng Dried Fruit Food Co (China) Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 4000 mg/kg.
IFN 17/11
16/02/2012 Prawn cutlets Thailand The Union Frozen Prod Co Ltd (Thailand) 1259 Wichi Micro Vibrio cholerae detected. User Guide to FSC 1.6.1

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