Failing Food Report - June 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: 1919.

Failing Food Reporting – June 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
1/06/2012 Smoked paprika powder Spain Luis Sanchez Garcia & Hijas Sl Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
1/06/2012 Sea tangle Korea Daesang Co Ltd (S.Korea) Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted. Result: 4100 mg/kg. IFN 17/11
4/06/2012 Petit Sapin soft ripened cheese France Fromagerie Badoz – Fr25.462.05 Ce Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 720, >1500, <10, <10, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
5/06/2012 Young peppercorn in brine Thailand Penta Impex Co Ltd (Thailand) Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.04mg/kg. 1.4.2
6/06/2012 Chilli powder Sri Lanka Spice Market Ceylon Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
6/06/2012 Chilli spice powder Bangladesh Pran Agro Ltd Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
6/06/2012 Okra Egypt Givrex (Egypt) Chemical Chlopyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.013 mg/kg. 1.4.2
12/06/2012 Blanched peanut kernels China Shandong Greatnut Cereals And Oils Ind. Co. Ltd Chemical Chlopyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.02 mg/kg. 1.4.2
12/06/2012 Branzi cheese Italy Casa Arrigoni Srl Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 220, 440, <3, 89 est., 3 est. cfu/g.
1.6.1
12/06/2012 Confectionery Japan Ezaki Glico Co Ltd Composition Additives 640 and 476 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
13/06/2012 Confectionery Korea JK Inc Composition Colours detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: Allura Red: 170 mg/kg, Brilliant Blue: 140  mg/kg,
Tartrazine: 100 mg/kg.
1.3.1
13/06/2012 Red chilli powder India Batra Enterprises Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
14/06/2012 Prosciutto di Parma Italy Salumificio La Torre S.P.A. Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. IFN 17/11
18/06/2012 Crisps South Africa Simba Pty Ltd (South Africa) Composition Additive saccharin E954 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
18/06/2012 Cereal South Africa Bokomo Foods Pioneer Foods Pty Ltd (South Africa) Composition Various added vitamins not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
18/06/2012 Serrano ham Spain Jamones Y Embutidos La Finojosa Sl Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 69 est., 23 est., 66 est., <3, 100 est. cfu/g.
IFN 17/11
18/06/2012 Strawberry concentrate syrup Taiwan La Kaffa International Co Ltd Composition Additive Erythosine (127) not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
19/06/2012 Peanut chikki (brittle) India Mahadevi Bhujia Contaminant Alfatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.152 mg/kg.
1.4.1
20/06/2012 Wasabi Japan Kaneku Co Ltd Composition Additive Phytic acid not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
21/06/2012 Prepared mackerel Japan Minami Shokuhin Co Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: D<50, D<50, D<50, D<50, D<50 /25g. 1.6.1
22/06/2012 Dried seaweed – kelp shreds China Fuzhou Hailin Food Co Ltd Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted. Result: 3000 mg/kg. IFN 17/11
25/06/2012 Petit Livarot cheese France Sa Graindorge (14371 01) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 150, <10, 30, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
25/06/2012 Instant noodles Indonesia Indofood Composition Vitamins A, B6 & B12 and Zinc not permitted in this food 1.3.2
27/06/2012 Toma della Rocca cheese Italy Caseificio Dellalta Langa Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, 15, 4, 23, 15 cfu/g.
1.6.1
27/06/2012 California cherries United States Pinnacle Trading Intl Chemical Deltamethrin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.35 mg/kg. 1.4.2
29/06/2012 Geranium extract China Shanghai Passiono International Co Ltd (China) Composition Additive DMAA not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
29/06/2012 Taleggio il Caravaggio cheese Italy Caseificio Defendi Luigi Srl (Vidalengo Italy) Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1

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