Failing Food Report - March 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: 1,823

Failing Food Reporting - March 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard

1/03/2012

Mouth freshener

India

Unique Fragrances

Composition

Prohibited plant - betel nut

1.4.4

2/03/2012

Whole lobster cooked

Brazil

Compescal-Comercio De Pescado Aracatiense Ltda

Micro

Coagulase-positive staphylococci detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, <100, <100, 4000, <100 cfu/g and <100, 4300, <100, <100, <100 cfu/g.

1.6.1 IFN

6/03/2012

Tahini

Turkey

Best Food Gida Hed (Turkey)

Micro

Salmonella detected

17/11

7/03/2012

Petit Pont l'Eveque (cheese)

France

Sa Graindorge (14371 01)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 10, 10, <10, 1400 cfu/g.

1.6.1

7/03/2012

Black pepper powder

India

Unique Fragrances

Micro

Salmonella detected.

1.6.1

8/03/2012

Taleggio DOP (cheese)

Italy

Arrigoni Formaggi Spa

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected.

1.6.1

9/03/2012

Maldive fish chips

Sri Lanka

Rose Trading Enterprises (Sri Lanka)

Contaminant

Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 500 mg/kg.

1.4.1

9/03/2012

Kamal Kakdi (lotus nut)

India

Kitchen Xpress Overseas (India)

Contaminant

Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.081 mg/kg.

1.4.1

12/03/2012

Confectionery

United States

Nestle USA

Composition

Additive E127 not permitted in this food

1.3.1

13/03/2012

Square block Serrano ham

Spain

Embutidos La Hoguera

Micro

Coagulase-positive staphylococci detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 17000, 1700, 2900, <100, <100 cfu/g.

IFN 17/11

13/03/2012

Energy drink

United Kingdom

A G Barr (UK)

Composition

Caffeine not permitted in this food

1.3.1

14/03/2012

Camembert

France

Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 Cee)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3.0, 240, 43, <3.0, 36 cfu/g.

1.6.1

14/03/2012

Basa fish

Vietnam

Agifish Co

Contaminant

Fluoroquinolone detected in excess of MRL.
Result: Ciprofloxacin 0.021 mg/kg and
Enrofloxacin 0.087 mg/kg.

1.4.2

14/03/2012

Ridder cheese

Norway

Tine Ba (Norway)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 150, 120, <10, <10 cfu/g.

1.6.1

15/03/2012

Hot peanuts

India

Samrat Namkeen Ltd

Contaminant

Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.44 mg/kg

1.4.1

16/03/2012

Frozen paneer cubes

India

Vadilal Industries Ltd (India)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1400, 21000, <10, <10, <10 cfu/g.

1.4.1

19/03/2012

Black pepper powder

India

M M International (India)

Micro

Salmonella detected.

1.6.1

21/03/2012

Bleu d'Auvergne (Cheese)

France

Livradois (France)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: <10, <10, 30, 30, <10 cfu/g

1.6.1

27/03/2012

Blanched peanuts

China

Ahcof International Development Co Ltd (China)

Chemical

Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.03 mg/kg.

1.4.2

27/03/2012

Energy drink

United Kingdom

AG Barr (UK)

Composition

Caffeine not permitted in this food

1.3.1

27/03/2012

Dried seaweed (shredded)

Hong Kong

Roley Ltd (Hong Kong)

Contaminant

Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 2700 mg/kg

IFN 17/11

28/03/2012

Tapioca chips

India

Economic food Solutions Pvt Ltd

Contaminant

Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted . Results: 13 mg/kg

1.4.1

29/03/2012

Sesame oil

India

VVV & Sons (India)

Chemical

Parathion-methyl detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.08 mg/kg

1.4.2

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