Failing Food Report - October 2012

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

The number of lines of imported food inspected under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this month: 2,370

Failing Food Report – October 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
1/10/2012 Frozen Pangasius fish Vietnam Saigon-Mekong Fishery Co. Ltd. Chemical Ciprofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0029 mg/kg
Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.055 mg/kg
1.4.2
5/10/2012 Tuna Sri Lanka Ceylon Fresh Seafood Pvt Ltd Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 3289 mg/kg
1.4.1
5/10/2012 Cooked black tiger prawns Vietnam Nhat Duc Co Ltd Micro Coagulase-positive staphylococci detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3300, <100, <100, <100, <100 cfu/g
1.6.1
5/10/2012 Black pepper Madagascar Le Jardin des Epices Sarl Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
30/08/2012 Gum confectionery China Perfect Food Shenzhen Co Ltd Composition Additive E127 Erythrosine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
5/10/2012 Dried aster scaber Korea Hee Chang Trading Co Ltd (Korea) Visual Unsuitable - foreign matter Imported Food Control Act Section 3(2)
10/10/2012 Frozen walking cat fish Vietnam Tan Thanh Loi Frozen Food Co Ltd Chemical Ciprofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0037 mg/kg
Norfloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.022 mg/kg
1.4.2
12/10/2012 Vegetable juice powder Switzerland Naturex AG Chemical Acephate detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 8.6 mg/kg
1.4.2
10/10/2012 Frying cheese Greece Mastoras Andreas (GR.19.3.58EC) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 120 est, 200, 360, 320, 130 est cfu/g
1.6.1
11/10/2012 Plain halva Turkey Kska Merter (Turkey) Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
11/10/2012 Peanut fry Nepal Ashirbad Trading Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.016 mg/kg
1.4.1
10/10/2012 Blanched peanut kernels China Shandong Greatnut Cereals And Oils Industrial Co Ltd Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.04 mg/kg
1.4.2
15/10/2012 Brie France ETS Milleret 70700 (Charcennes, France) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 280, 460, 430, 99, 120 cfu/g
1.6.1
17/10/2012 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 MPN/g
1.6.1
17/10/2012 Soft cheese France Maison Fischer - FR68.023.001 Composition Prohibited plant - Dryopteris filixmas 1.4.4
16/10/2012 Cooked and peeled black tiger prawns Vietnam Quocviet Seaproducts Processing Trading Co Ltd (Vietnam) Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 340000, 230000, 210000, 100000, 180000 cfu/g
Results: 170000, 240000, 170000, 140000, 170000 cfu/g
1.6.1
16/10/2012 Blanched rock lobster Cuba Pi La Coloma Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 82000, 110000, 110000, 130000, 200000 cfu/g
1.6.1
22/10/2012 Dried bean curd China Zhongshan Best Honest Trading Co Ltd Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 200, 19000, 150, 200, <100 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
18/10/2012 Sugar coated fennel seeds India Kitchen Xpress Overseas Ltd Composition Additive E127 not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
19/10/2012 Taleggio DOP cheese Italy Arrigoni Formaggi SPA Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
25/10/2012 Brie le Grand Rustique France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, 4, <3, >1100, <3 MPN/g
1.6.1
17/10/2012 Chilli paste w/beef China Guiyang Nanming Laoganma Special Flavour Foodstuffs Co Ltd Other No compliant BSE certificate. 2.2.1
IFN 02/12
17/10/2012 Chilli paste w/beef China Guiyang Nanming Laoganma Special Flavour Foodstuffs Co Ltd Other No compliant BSE certificate. 2.2.1
IFN 02/12
22/10/2012 Black peppercorns China Max Q Holdings Limited Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
19/10/2012 Dried seaweed Korea Hanwool Food Co Ltd (Kyungnam Korea) Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 4300 mg/kg
IFN 17/11
24/10/2012 Smoked salmon Denmark Vega Salmon AS Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 250 mg/kg
1.4.1
15/10/2012 Burratina cheese Italy Totem Food SRL Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 15 000, 2 900, 24 000, 15 000, 46 000 cfu/g
1.6.1
22/10/2012 Chondroitin sulfate supplement China Qingdao Fraken International Trading Co Ltd Other No compliant BSE certificate provided. 2.2.1
24/10/2012 Rosella leaves Fiji Bula Island Food Supplies Chemical Acephate detected in excess of MRL.
Results: 0.3 mg/kg
1.4.2
27/09/2012 Camembert France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 43, >1100, >1100, 460, >1100 cfu/g
1.6.1
27/09/2012 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of level permitted.
Results: < 3, 93, <3, 23, 4 cfu/g
1.6.1
31/10/2012 Herring fillets Ukraine Gamma Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: D<50, D380, D350, D<50, D50 /25g
1.6.1
29/10/2012 Coulommiers cheese France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 240, 93, 1100, 460, >1100 MPN/g
1.6.1
26/10/2012 Smoked halibut Ukraine Gamma Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: D<50, D<50, D<50, D75, ND<50/25g
1.6.1
26/10/2012 Smoked Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel in oil
Ukraine Gamma Ltd Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: ND<50, D<50, ND<50, D<50, <50/25g
Results: D<50, D<50, D280, D<50, D<50 /25g
1.6.1
29/10/2012 Asiago Fresco cheese Italy Casearia Monti Trentini Spa
(IT 42 016 CE)
Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, >1100, 460, 1100, 3 MPN/g
Results: >1100, 460, 4, 93, 7 MPN/g
1.6.1
31/10/2012 Frozen tuna fillet Taiwan Her Cheng Fishery Co Ltd Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 260 mg/kg
1.4.1
31/10/2012 Pre-workout formula United States Muscle Warfare Inc Composition Additive caffeine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
29/10/2012 Shrimp cutlets Indonesia PT Bonecom (Indonesia) Composition Additive sulphur dioxide in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 102 mg/kg
1.3.1
24/10/2012 Spicy peanut snacks India Travancore Exports Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.013 mg/kg
1.4.1
31/10/2012 Shredded dried seaweed
Sliced dried seaweed
China Central Asia Pacific Limited Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 3700 mg/kg
Result: 4500 mg/kg
IFN 17/11
30/10/2012 Prepared fish 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 cfu/g
1.6.1
30/10/2012 Cucumber pickled Korea Daesang Co Ltd (S.Korea) Composition Additive saccharin not permitted in this food. 1.3.1

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