Failing Food Report - July 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: 2205

Failing Food Reporting – July 2012
Date of FailProduct descriptionCountry of originProducer NameFail TypeReason for Fail (including test result)Standard
2/07/2012Sliced noodlesChinaTai Dong Yuan Industry Co LtdMicro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 500, 800, 4600, 300, 700 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
5/07/2012Tapioca chipsIndiaJRA Export (India)ContaminantHydrocyanic acid detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 28 mg/kg
1.4.1
2/07/2012Dried kelpKoreaSeok-Ha CorporationContaminantIodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 4800 mg/kg
IFN 17/11
5/07/2012Soft goat's milk cheeseItalyArnoldi Valtaleggio SrlMicro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 7, 23, 26, 17, 20 cfu/g
1.6.1
5/07/2012Nut cracker mixChinaXiamen Day Bright Foods Co Ltd (China)ContaminantCadmium detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.217 mg/kg
1.4.1
5/07/2012Basa freshwater fishVietnamAgifish CoChemicalFluoroquinolones detected in excess of MRL.
Results: Ciprofloxacin 0.0034 mg/kg and Enrofloxacin 0.013 mg/kg
1.4.2
6/07/2012HoneyYemenAl-Mina Exporting & Importing CoChemicalTetracyclines detected in excess of MRL.
Results: 0.027 mg/kg
1.4.2
10/07/2012Flavoured sports drinksSouth AfricaTiger Food Brands Ltd (incorporating Tiger Consumer Brands Ltd)CompositionVitamin E and Vitamin B6 not permitted in this food.1.3.2
10/07/2012Fermented beancurdTaiwanSze Chuan Food Products Co Ltd (Taiwan)Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1800, 41 000, 3700, 1800, 6700 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
9/07/2012Chilli powdersIndiaKitchen Xpress Overseas Ltd (India)ChemicalEthylene chlorohydrins detected in excess of MRL.
Results: 30 mg/kg, 13 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/07/2012Garam masala mixed spiceIndiaKitchen Xpress Overseas Ltd (India)ChemicalEthylene chlorohydrins detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 42 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/07/2012Curry powderIndiaKitchen Xpress Overseas Ltd (India)ChemicalEthylene chlorohydrins detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 7 mg/kg
1.4.2
9/07/2012Red twists confectioneryUnited StatesAmerican Licorice CoCompositionAdditive allura red detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 605 mg/kg.
1.3.1
10/07/2012Coffee scotch candy trioKoreaLotte Confectionery Co LtdCompositionVitamin E (D-a-Tocopherol) not permitted in this food.1.3.2
13/07/2012Strawberry jellyTaiwanComestibles Master Co LtdCompositionAdditives erythrosine, isobutyrate and aldehydes not permitted in this food.1.3.1
13/07/2012Taro flavouring pasteTaiwanComestibles Master Co LtdCompositionAdditive erythrosine not permitted in this food.1.3.1
2/07/2012Smoked paprikaSpainJose M. Hernandez Sl (Spain)Micro Salmonella detected.1.6.1
12/07/2012Roasted and salted peanut kernelsTurkeyPeymanContaminantAflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.043 mg/kg
1.4.1
11/07/2012PaprikaIndiaMiltop Exports (India)Micro Salmonella detected.1.6.1
11/07/2012Slimming herbsThailandGerman Herb Thai & CoCompositionProhibited plant - Morning glory1.4.4
12/07/2012Bulgarian white brined sheep's milk cheese original (retail)BulgariaMatand Ltd (Bulgaria)VisualThe food is not suitable - packaging blownImported Food Control Act Section 3 (2)
20/07/2012Roquefort (cheese)FranceFromageries Papillon (12203026)Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected.1.6.1
23/07/2012Petit Sapin (cheese)FranceFromagerie Badoz - FR25.462.05Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10 <10 <10 200, 3200 cfu/g
1.6.1
23/07/2012Fuzhou cooked razor clam retail pktChinaFuzhou Xuhuang Foods Co LtdMicro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 13, <2, 11, 7, 4 MPN/g
1.6.1
23/07/2012Frozen salted mackerel vac packedThailandO-Cha Food Pack Co Ltd (Thailand)ContaminantHistamines detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 397 mg/kg
1.4.1
24/07/2012Fior di Capra (soft cheese)ItalyArnoldi Valtaleggio SrlMicro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3, 43, 40, <3, 23 cfu/g
1.6.1
24/07/2012Rocchetta (cheese)ItalyCaseificio dell'Alta LangaMicro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 93, 4, 240, 1100, 93 cfu/g
1.6.1
4/07/2012Wet bean curdVietnamHuong Nam EnterpriseVisualThe food is not suitable - deteriorated.Imported Food Control Act Section 3 (2)
24/07/2012Preserved beancurdTaiwanScholars Ent Co Ltd (Taiwan)Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3700, 7500, 4800, 4700, 4500 cfu/g
Results: 8900, 5100, 7500, 4900, 10000 cfu/g
1.6.1
13/07/2012Sugar coated mouth freshenerIndiaCS CorporationCompositionAdditive erythrosine not permited in this food.1.3.1
25/07/2012Fourme d’Ambert (cheese)FranceSociete Cartry
(FR 63 113 081 CE)
Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, <3, 43, 23, 7 MPN/g
1.6.1
27/07/2012Greek feta (bulk tin)GreeceThessaliko Trikalon SA CoMicro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 290, <3, <3, <3, <3 cfu/g
1.6.1
27/07/2012Paneer cubes cottage cheeseIndiaTaj Frozen Foods India Pvt Ltd (Bombay India)Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 7 est., <3, 17 est., 130 est., 50 est. cfu/g
1.6.1
31/07/2012Frozen baby oysters retail pktChinaFuzhou Xuhuang Foods Co LtdMicro Listeria monocytogenes detected.1.6.1
31/07/2012Tallegio DOP (cheese)ItalyCaseificio Defendi Luigi Srl (Vidalengo Italy)Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected.1.6.1
30/07/2012Pre-workout supplement - various flavoursUnited StatesGaspari Nutrition IncCompositionAdditive caffeine not permitted in this food.2.9.4
30/7/02012Pre-workout supplement - various flavoursUnited StatesNutrex Research IncCompositionAdditives caffeine, methylphenethylamine, & dimethylamylamine (DMAA) not permitted in this food.2.9.4
30/07/2012Pre-workout supplementUnited StatesMRI (Medical Research Institute) IncCompositionAdditive caffeine not permitted in this food.2.9.4
24/07/2012Wheat snack and wheat cakeJapanEzaki Glico Co LtdCompositionAdditive 476 not permitted in this food.1.3.1
31/07/2012Le Grand Rustique (cheese)FranceCompagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE)Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 240, 1100, 150, 150, 460 cfu/g
1.6.1
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