Failing Food Report - September 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: 2106

Failing Food Report – September 2012
Date of Fail Product description Country of origin Producer Name Fail Type Reason for Fail (including test result) Standard
29/08/2012 Pont L’éveque and
Livarot cheeses
France SA Graindorge Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results:
Pont L’eveque 220g: >1500, 540, 240,>1500, 580 cfu/g
Pont L’eveque 1.5kg: 20, <10, <10, <10, 130 cfu/g
Livarot 1.5kg: <10, >1500, 350, 640, 710 cfu/g
Livarot 250g: 360, 100, 10, 10, 40 cfu/g
1.6.1
5/09/2012 Munster cheese France Maison Fischer - Fr68.023.001 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, <3, <3, <3, 23 cfu/g
1.6.1
6/09/2012 Confectionery United States Cadbury Adams LLC Composition Contains Candelilla wax (E902) not permitted in this food 1.3.1
6/09/2012 Ricotta, Treccine, Buffalo milk cheese, and Buffalo milk cheese with chilli Italy Coop. Agr. Zoot Salicella ARL Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results:
Ricotta: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 MPN/g
Trecinne: 4, 240, 9, 93, 93 MPN/g
Buffalo milk cheese: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 MPN/g
Buffalo milk cheese with chilli: >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100, >1100 MPN/g
1.6.1
7/09/2012 Dry ricotta cheese Greece Karalis SA Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
7/09/2012 Seaweed Korea Ottogi Corporation Contaminant Iodine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 3000 mg/kg
IFN 17/11
7/09/2012 Camembert cheese France Gillot SAS - FR61.402.01 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3, <3, <3, <3, 460 MPN/g
1.6.1
7/09/2012 French fries crisps United Kingdom Walkers Snack Foods Ltd UK Composition Saccharin not permitted in this food 1.3.1
7/09/2012 Tahini Turkey Best Food Gida Hed (Turkey) Micro Salmonella detected. IFN 17/11
10/09/2012 Beancurd skin Malaysia Unitrex Enterprise Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 500, 150, 1100, 1500, <100 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
10/09/2012 Chilli powder South Africa Osman's Spice Works CC (Durban, South Africa) Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
12/09/2012 Soft drink United States Pepsico Inc Composition Additives brominated vegetable oil and caffeine not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
12/09/2012 Brie cheese France Sodiaal International les Fromageries Riches Monts (FR 55 551 001 CE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 23, 43, <3.0, 9, 43 cfu/g
1.6.1
12/09/2012 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 43, 43, 9, 15, 15 cfu/g
1.6.1
13/09/2012 Frozen taro Vietnam Tan Truong Vinh Co Ltd (Vietnam) Contaminant Cadmium detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.14 mg/kg
1.4.1
14/09/2012 Tapioca chips India Manjilas Food Tech Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.

Results: 17 mg/kg (line 63), 27 mg/kg (line 64)
1.4.1
17/09/2012 Soft goats cheese France Fromagerie P. Jacquin - 9 Route de Meusnes Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results:
Line 2a: <3, 320, <3, <3, <3 cfu/g
Line 2b: <3, <3, 13,<3, 56 cfu/g
1.6.1
18/09/2012 Chilli flakes India Eaternal Health & Organic Foods Pvt Ltd (Mumbai India) Micro Salmonella detected. 1.6.1
19/09/2012 Taleggio DOP cheese Italy Arrigoni Formaggi SPA Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected. 1.6.1
19/09/2012 Flavoured peanut China Yuet Wah Trading Co Ltd Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of maximum residue limits.
Result: 0.03mg/kg
1.4.2
19/09/2012 Cooked prawns China Asian Seafoods (Zhanjiang) Co Ltd (Guangdong, China) Micro Coagulase-positive staphylococci detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <100, <100, <100, 300, 2600 cfu/g
1.6.1
20/09/2012 Brie cheese France Compagnie des Fromages et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 3.0, 75, 15, 3.0, 7 cfu/g
1.6.1
21/09/2012 Fermented bean curd Taiwan Hwa Nan Food Industrial Co Ltd Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 500, 300, 1500, 1800, 550 cfu/g
User Guide to 1.6.1
25/09/2012 Instant noodles Indonesia PT Intradita Prosimpex Composition Vitamins including but not limited to A and B16 not permitted in this food. 1.3.2
25/09/2012 Jelly Korea Dongyang Confectionery Co Ltd (South Korea) Composition Additive konjac not permitted in this food. 1.3.1
26/09/2012 Sichuan Flavour Hot Pot Hong Kong Kiu Sang Hong Limited Other No compliant BSE certificate provided. 2.2.1

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