Failing Food Report - February 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: 1,715

Date of fail Product description Country of origin Producer name Fail type Reason for fail (including test result) Standard
1/02/2013 Frozen tiny red chilli Vietnam Viet Vuong Food Industries Ltd (Vietnam) Micro Salmonella detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
1/02/2013 Semi-cooked duck liver France Castaing (France) Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
1/02/2013 Cooked lobster Canada New Zealand Seafoods Ltd (NZ) Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1 600 000, 1 000 000, 860 000,
200 000, 140 000 cfu/g
Results: 1 000 000, 560 000, 1 800 000,
1 700 000, 550 000 cfu/g
1.6.1
1/02/2013 Blanched lobster Cuba P I La Coloma Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 170 000, 110 000, 160 000, 140 000, 100 000 cfu/g
1.6.1
5/02/2013 Shrimp cutlet Indonesia PT Bonecom (Indonesia) Composition Additive sulphur dioxide in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 159 mg/kg
Result: 165 mg/kg
1.3.1
1/02/2013 Blue cheese Italy Mauri Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
1/02/2013 Blue cheese Italy Mauri Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
6/02/2013 Chilled crab meat Indonesia PT Pan Putra Samudra Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1800, >3 000 000, 3200, 3900,
19 000 cfu/g
1.6.1
6/02/2013 Tapioca chips India M.O. John & Sons (Exports) Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 21 mg/kg
1.4.1
5/02/2013 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E.coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3.0, 460, <3.0, <3.0, 23 MPN/g
1.6.1
7/02/2013 Taleggio il caravaggio cheese Italy Caseificio Defendi Luigi Sar IT 03 1555 CE Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
6/02/2013 Ice block (rice cake) Korea Lotte Confectionary Co Ltd Composition Restricted plant - mugwort (Artemisia sp.). 1.4.4
13/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (chunks and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 540 mg/kg
Result: 250 mg/kg
1.4.1
13/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (chunks and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 970 mg/kg
Result: 360 mg/kg
1.4.1
14/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (chunks and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 300 mg/kg
Result: 210 mg/kg
1.4.1
13/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (chunks and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 250 mg/kg
Result: 280 mg/kg
1.4.1
13/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (vacuumed packed and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 260 mg/kg
Result: 220 mg/kg
1.4.1
13/02/2013 Yellowfin tuna (chunks and headless and gutted) Maldives CMF Fish Processing Factory Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 220 mg/kg
Result: 220 mg/kg
1.4.1
12/02/2013 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 93, 93, 460, 150, >1100 MPN/g
1.6.1
12/02/2013 White cheese in brine Germany Milchwerk Crailsheim Dinkelsbuhl (DE BW 004 EG) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 67, 10, 32, 120, 32 MPN/g
1.6.1
13/02/2013 Mini bocage France Gillot SAS - FR61.402.01 Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 320, <10, <10, <10, <10 cfu/g
1.6.1
21/02/2013 Frozen mussel/clam meat Vietnam Nam Hai Company Ltd Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >110, 110, >110, 110, >110 MPN/g
1.6.1
21/02/2013 Barbecue cracker nuts Philippines Food Industries Incorporated (Phillipines) Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.071 mg/kg
1.4.1
20/02/2013 Gorgonzola cheese Italy Gennaro Auricchio (IT 03 194 CE) Micro Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted. 1.6.1
18/02/2013 Peanut candy and peanut ball India M.O. John & Sons (Exports) Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.075 mg/kg
Result: 0.12 mg/kg
Result: 0.22 mg/kg
1.4.1
22/02/2013 Chilli powder India Mahashian Di Hatti Ltd (India) Micro Salmonella detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: ND, ND, ND, D, D /25g
1.6.1
19/02/2013 Fried onion Malaysia Eng Huat Food Mfg & Trading (Perak Malaysia) Chemical Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.08 mg/kg
1.4.2
20/02/2013 Blanched lobster Cuba P I La Coloma Micro Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 160 000, 130 000, 150 000, 37 000, 38 000 cfu/g
1.6.1
20/02/2013 Creamy cheese Portugal Lacticinios Do Paiva Sa Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 210, 400, 630, <10, 150 MPN/g
Results: 400, 140, 150, 390, 280 MPN/g
1.6.1
21/02/2013 Cous cous United Kingdom Symingtons Ltd Micro Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 700, 300, 350, 150, 100 cfu/g
User guide to 1.6.1
22/02/2013 Marinated anchovy fillets Italy Borrelli SRL (Italy) Contaminant Histamine detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 960 mg/kg.
Result: 1100 mg/kg
1.4.1
15/02/2013 Basa fillets Vietnam TG Fishery Holdings Corp Chemical Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0031 mg/kg
1.4.2
26/02/2013 Peanut candy India Manjilas Agro Foods Pvt. Ltd. Contaminant Aflatoxin detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 0.028 mg/kg
1.4.1
26/02/2013 Tapioca snacks India Jay Keshav Exp Pvt Ltd Contaminant Hydrocyanic acid detected in excess of level permitted.
Result: 28 mg/kg
Result: 18 mg/kg
Result: 33 mg/kg
1.4.1
28/02/2013 Le Grand Rustique cheese France Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 CEE) Micro E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <3.0, 9, <3.0, >1100, <3.0 MPN/g
1.6.1
27/02/2013 Smoked fish ham Korea Sajodaerim Co Ltd Composition Additive ethyl maltol not permitted in this food. 1.3.1

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