Failing Food Report - April 2013

​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: 1,977

Date of fail

Product description

Country of origin

Producer name

Fail type

Reason for fail (including test result)

Standard

3/04/2013

Brown and red vinegar drink

Korea

Daesang Co Ltd (S.Korea)

Composition

Additive '953' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

3/04/2013

Cooking syrup

Korea

Daesang Co Ltd (S.Korea)

Composition

Additive '953' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

7/04/2013

Queso Iberico

Spain

Consorcio De Los Quesos

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <10, >1500, <10, <10, >1500 cfu/g

1.6.1

8/04/2013

Dry seer fish

Sri Lanka

Consolidated Business Systems Limited

Contaminant

Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 220 mg/kg

1.4.1

9/04/2013

Oats easy variety pack (multiple flavours)

South Africa

Tiger Food Brands Ltd (Incorporating Tiger Consumer Brands Limited)

Composition

Vitamin D not permitted in this food.

1.3.2

11/04/2013

Gorgonzola D.O.P Argento

Italy

Gennaro Auricchio (IT 03 194 CE)

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected.

1.6.1

15/04/2013

Serrano sliced dry/cured ham

Spain

Montesano Extremadura S.A.

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected.

1.6.1

12/04/2013

Formulated supplementary sports food

United States

Momentum Sports LLC

Composition

Additive 'Caffeine' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

17/04/2013

Pork dinner franks

United States

J & B Sausage Company Inc

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected.

IFN 09/12

5/04/2013

Seasoning powder

Japan

Itoku Foods Co Ltd

Composition

Prohibited plant Pteridium aquilinum.

1.4.4

18/04/2013

Fontina cheese

Italy

Caseificio Defendi Luigi SRL (Vidalengo Italy)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 0.62, 110, 2.3, <0.3, 24 MPN/g

1.6.1

2/04/2013

Cream soda

United States

Dr Pepper Seven Up Inc

Composition

Additive 'Caffeine' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

22/04/2013

Gorgonzola DOP

Italy

Gennaro Auricchio (IT 03 194 CE)

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected.

1.6.1

23/04/2013

Basa steaks

Vietnam

Hung Vuong Corporation

Chemical

Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.026 mg/kg

1.4.2

5/03/2013

Jelly (brown sugar and white pearl)

Taiwan

Royal Tea Taiwan Co Ltd

Composition

Konnyaka powder not permitted in this food.

IFN 02/10

18/04/2013

Energy drink

United States

Freelife Intl. Inc

Composition

Vitamin B6 and B12 in excess of levels permitted; Additive 'Caffeine' in excess of levels permitted.

2.6.4
2.6.4

19/04/2013

Curry powder (hot)

India

Kitchen Xpress Overseas Limited (India)

Chemical

Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 29.7 mg/kg

1.4.2

19/04/2013

Cinnamon powder

India

Kitchen Xpress Overseas Limited (India)

Chemical

Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 64.4 mg/kg

1.4.2

19/04/2013

Cinnamon round

India

Kitchen Xpress Overseas Limited (India)

Chemical

Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 22.3 mg/kg

1.4.2

18/04/2013

Jelly (Lychee, mango, grape and green apple)

Taiwan

Jellico Food Co.

Composition

Additive 'Konjac' not permitted in this food.

IFN 02/10

29/04/2013

Sun dried tomatoes

Turkey

Sunto Gida San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti

Composition

Sulphur dioxide in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 3900 mg/kg

1.3.1

29/04/2013

Apple and pineapple/orange juice drink

Philippines

Del Monte Philippines Inc

Composition

Additive 'L-carnitine' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

30/04/2013

Frosted shreddies

United Kingdom

Nestle UK Ltd (GB)

Composition

Vitamin B12 not permitted in this food.

1.3.2

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