Failing Food Report - May 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 2,316.

Failing Food Reporting - May 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
1/05/2012 Gorgonzola DOP (cheese) Italy Arrigoni Formaggi Spa Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
1/05/2012 Taleggio DOP (cheese) Italy Arrigoni Formaggi Spa Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
1/05/2012 Basa (fresh water fish) Vietnam Agifish Co Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.0026 mg/kg. 1.4.2
1/05/2012 Bracken starch Japan Kawamitsu Bussan Co Ltd (Tokyo Japan) Composition Prohibited plant species - Pteridium aquilinum. 1.4.4
2/05/2012 Camembert Fermier (cheese) France Sci La Tremblaye Chemin De La Tremblaye Fr 78077001 Ce Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
2/05/2012 Indian sweets India Devas Foods Composition Prohibited plant species - betel nut (Areca catechu nut). 1.4.4
3/05/2012 Dried tapioca (kassava) India KKR Food Products Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 45 mg/kg.
1.4.1
3/05/2012 Soft cheese in brine Netherlands Kaasmakerij Ozgazi Bv Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1a: 170, 160, 7, 26, 10 cfu/g;
1b: 330, 50, 3, 76, 96 cfu/g.
1.6.1
4/05/2012 Monts de Cats Grand (cheese) France Abbaye Monts Des Cats 59270 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 80, <10, <10, 470, <10 cfu/g.
1.6.1
4/05/2012 Tahini Turkey Best Food Gida Hed (Turkey) Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
4/05/2012 Chipotle powder Mexico Los Chileros De Nuevo Mexico Chemical Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 300 mg/kg. 1.4.2
4/05/2012 Basa steaks (fish) Vietnam Hung Vuong Corporation Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.030 mg/kg. 1.4.2
7/05/2012 Fresh sugar snaps China Guangzhou Liniq Trading Co Ltd Chemical Difenoconazole detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.08 mg/kg. 1.4.2
7/05/2012 Dried seaweed China Xinhui City Yong Xiang Machining And Packing Factory Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted. Result: 3700 mg/kg. IFN 17/11
7/05/2012 Stinking Bishop (cheese) United Kingdom Charles Martell & Son Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 43, 93, 240, 15, 43 cfu/g.
1.6.1
7/05/2012 Petit Sapin (cheese) France Fromagerie Badoz - Fr25.462.05 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 93, 4, <3.0, 23, <3.0 cfu/g.
1.6.1
7/05/2012 Basa (freshwater fish) fillets Vietnam Agifish Co Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.005 mg/kg. 1.4.2
8/05/2012 Pickled cucumbers (catering) Lebanon Ahmad Ms Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.026 mg/kg. 1.4.2
10/05/2012 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 Cee) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, <3, 23, <3, >1100 cfu/g.
1.6.1
10/05/2012 Smoked trout trimmings (catering) Norway Gjendemsjo (Norway) Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: ND, ND, <50 cfu/g, ND, <50 cfu/g. 1.6.1
10/05/2012 Confectionery United States Cakeplay Llc Composition Colour Allura Red in excess of levels permitted. Result: 780 mg/kg. 1.3.1
11/05/2012 Cassava cracker Indonesia Cv Arira Pangindo Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 19 mg/kg.
1.4.1
14/05/2012 Petit Pont L’Eveque (cheese) France Sa Graindorge (14371 01) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 20, <10, 20, 10, 20 cfu/g.
1.6.1
15/05/2012 Serrano ham fine sliced Spain Jamones Y Embutidos La Finojosa Sl Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3 est. <3, 20 est. <3, <3 cfu/g.
IFN 17/11
16/05/2012 Brie (cheese) France Sodiaal International Les Fromageries Riches Monts (Fr 55 551 001 Ce) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 93, 43, <3, 4, 43 cfu/g.
1.6.1
16/05/2012 Sweet paprika powder Spain El Clarin Spices Sl Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
16/05/2012 Jelly Korea Cj Cheil Jedang Composition Additive Antioxidant 306 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
17/05/2012 Cereal United States Living Intentions Composition Prohibited plant - hemp. 1.4.4
17/05/2012 Udon noodles Japan Itomen Composition Prohibited plant - bracken (Pteridium aquilinium). 1.4.4
21/05/2012 Asiago cheese Italy Gennaro Auricchio (Italy) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >180, >180, <10, 90, >180 MPN/g.
1.6.1
22/05/2012 Red chilli powder India Brahmins Food India Pvt Ltd (India) Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
22/05/2012 Touree de l'Aubier cheese France Compagnie De Fromages Et Richesmonts (Fr 57060 01 Ce) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, 90, <10, <10, 100 cfu/g.
1.6.1
22/05/2012 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 Cee) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, <3, <3, 43, 43 cfu/g.
1.6.1
23/05/2012 Asiago cheese Italy Gennaro Auricchio (Italy) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >49000, 4400, 21, >49000, <10 MPN/g.
1.6.1
24/05/2012 Seasoning salt Korea Daesang Co Ltd (S.Korea) Composition MSG and Sodium S'Ribonucleotides not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
24/05/2012 Swiss cheese Denmark Bornholm Andelsmejeri M111 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1500, >1500, >1500, >1500, >1500 cfu/g.
1.6.1
25/05/2012 Herring fillets in oil Latvia Zila Laguna Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: <100, < 100, <100, <100, <100 cfu/g. 1.6.1
28/05/2012 Black pepper powder India Spicerich Seasonings Pvt. Ltd. Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
28/05/2012 Prophase kelp slices China Hailin Food Co Contaminant Iodine detected in exces of level permitted. Result: 4200mg/kg. IFN 17/11
30/05/2012 Dried chilli powder China Shandong Pangda Condiment & Food Co Ltd Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
31/05/2012 Blanched peanut (bulk bag) China Ahcof International Development Co Ltd (China) Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.08 mg/kg. 1.4.2
13/06/2012 Frozen seasoned soy bean Japan Takano Foods Co Ltd Composition Additive 640 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1

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