Failing Food Report - January 2013

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

The number of lines of imported food inspected under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme during this month: 1788. 

Failing Food Report - January 2013

Date of fail

Product description

Country of origin

Producer name

Fail type

Reason for fail (including test result)

Standard

2/01/2013

Feta cheese

Jordan

Wesam Sider Factory for Cheese and Dairy

Micro

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

1.6.1

7/01/2013

Taleggio cheese

Italy

Canti S.A.S. Di Canti Degl'innocenti Giancarlo

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: >49 000, >49 000, <10, >49 000, <10 MPN/g

1.6.1

8/01/2013

Pangasius (headless)

Vietnam

Saigon-Mekong Fishery Co. Ltd

Chemical

Fluoroquinolone (Enrofloxacin) detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 0.0025 mg/kg

1.4.2

7/01/2013

Kefalograviera cheese

Greece

Karalis SA

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 86, <3, <3, 36, <3 cfu/g

1.6.1

10/01/2013

Cooked black tiger prawns

Malaysia

BTA Capital SDN BHD

Micro

Vibrio cholerae detected in excess of levels permitted.

User guide to 1.6.1

17/12/2012

Chicken spice

South Africa

Unilever Bestfoods Robertsons (South Africa)

Composition

Irradiated maize flour, this food is not permitted.

1.5.3

14/01/2013

Crushed pepper

Vietnam

Sao VY Van Co JSC

Micro

Salmonella detected in excess of levels permitted.

1.6.1

15/01/2013

Sesame paste

China

Beijing Liubiju Food Corp Ltd

Micro

Salmonella detected in excess of levels permitted.

IFN 09/12

16/01/2013

Le Grand Rustique cheese

France

Compagnie Des Fromages Et Richemonts (F 61321 01 Cee)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 460, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0, <3.0 MPN/g

1.6.1

14/01/2013

Pasteurised crab meat

Indonesia

PT Grahamakmur Ciptapratama

Micro

Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: <1000, >4 900 000, <1000, >4 900 000, <1000 cfu/g

1.6.1

15/01/2013

Moreton bug

Indonesia

JL Kyal Husain

Micro

Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 18 000 000, 15 000 000, 12 000 000, 15 000 000, 10 000 000 cfu/g

1.6.1

15/01/2013

Goats cheese

Italy

Gildo Ciresa Prodotti Caseari

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.

1.6.1

10/01/2013

Frozen goby fish

Vietnam

Tan Thanh Loi Frozen Food Co Ltd

Chemical

Enrofloxacin detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.023 mg/kg
Leuco-malachite green.
Result: 0.021 mg/kg

1.4.2

16/01/2013

Spicy peppercorns

United States

Xcell International Corp (USA)

Chemical

Ethylene chlorohydrin detected in excess of MRL.
Result: 20 mg/kg

1.4.2

17/01/2013

Mini mocha

Taiwan

Pin Uan International Ltd

Composition

Additive E127 not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

10/01/2013

Cooked and peeled prawns

Vietnam

Quocviet Seaproducts Processing Trading Co Ltd (Vietnam)

Micro

Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 100 000, 170 000, 43 000, 140 000, 48 000 cfu/g

1.6.1

10/01/2013

Blanched raw peanuts

China

Cofco Qingdao Hangyin Food Co Ltd

Chemical

Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.040 mg/kg

1.4.2

16/01/2013

Cornflakes

India

Natraj Agro Products

Visual

The food is not suitable – foreign objects.

IFC Act Section 3 (2)

14/01/2013

Sports supplement

United States

RSP Nutrition

Composition

FD & C Red 4 (E127) not permitted in this food.

2.9.4

18/01/2013

Salted mackerel

Thailand

Man A Frozen Foods Co Ltd (Thailand)

Contaminant

Histamine detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 310 mg/kg

1.4.1

17/01/2013

Seasoning

Vietnam

Nestle Ltd (Vietnam)

Composition

Additive 'Iodate Kali' not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

10/01/2013

Frozen yellow eel chunk

Vietnam

Tan Thanh Loi Frozen Food Co Ltd

Chemical

Fluoroquinolones detected in excess of MRL. Enrofloxacin result: 0.080 mg/kg
Ciprofloxacin result: 0.022 mg/kg

1.4.2

22/01/2013

Sports supplement

United States

Muscle Warfare Inc

Composition

Additive caffeine not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

22/01/2013

Maitres comtois original soft cheese

France

Ets Milleret 70700 (Charcennes France)

Micro

E. coli detected in excess levels permitted. Results: 130, 500, <10, 1200, 810 cfu/g

1.6.1

10/01/2013

Anchovies in oil

Spain

Pujado Solano SA

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: D, D, D, ND, ND /25g

1.6.1

22/01/2013

Dried seaweed threads

Hong Kong

Hang Hing Marine Products Co (Hong Kong)

Chemical

Iodine detected in excess of levels permitted. Result: 3600 mg/kg

IFN 09/12

24/01/2013

Fish pieces

Sri Lanka

Rasoja Food Products

Contaminant

Histamines detected in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 270 mg/kg

1.4.1

17/01/2013

Mixed fruit jam

India

Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Composition

Additive 202, 211, 223 not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

17/01/2013

Pineapple jam

India

Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Composition

Additive 202, 211, 223 not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

17/01/2013

Mango jam

India

Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Composition

Additive 202, 211, 223 not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

24/01/2013

Prepared mackerel

Japan

Maruya Suisan 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

25/01/2013

Kelp slices

China

Fuzhou Hailin Food Co Ltd

Contaminant

Iodine detected in excess of levels permitted. Result: 5600 mg/kg

IFN 09/12

23/01/2013

Cous cous

United Kingdom

Symingtons Ltd

Micro

Bacillus cereus detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 100, 150, 450, 100, 150 cfu/g

User Guide to 1.6.1

24/01/2013

Confectionery

Korea

Dae Young Foods Co Ltd

Composition

Additive E127 not permitted in this food.

1.3.1

29/01/2013

Dried kelp

Korea

Sempio Food Company (Korea)

Contaminant

Iodine detected in excess of levels permitted. Result: 4650 mg/kg

IFN 09/12

30/01/2013

Gorgonzola cheese

Italy

Cisalpino Spa (IT 01125CE)

Micro

Listeria monocytogenes detected in excess of levels permitted.

1.6.1

31/01/2013

Tahini

Lebanon

Sonaco (Lebanon)

Micro

Salmonella detected in excess of levels permitted.

IFN 09/12

30/01/2013

Mozzarella cheese (frozen)

Italy

Dal Molise S.R.L

Micro

E. coli detected in excess of levels permitted. Results: 150, <3, 3, 3, <3 cfu/g

1.6.1

29/01/2013

Salted and sour long bean

Taiwan

Wun Chung Enterprise Co Ltd.

Chemical

Chlorpyrifos detected in excess of MRL. Result: 0.06 mg/kg

1.4.2

29/01/2013

Dried fernbrake

China

Rizhao Marriot Trading Co Ltd

Composition

Prohibited plants and fungi - pteridium aquilinum.

1.4.4

29/01/2013

Yellow vanilla icing

United States

Satin Fine Foods Inc

Composition

Colour tartrazine (102) in excess of levels permitted.
Result: 520 mg/kg

1.3.1

30/01/2013

Ready to eat cooked prawns

Thailand

Andaman Seafood Co.

Micro

Standard Plate Count detected in excess of levels permitted.
Results: 1000, 23 000, 5900, 4 900 000, 3300 cfu/g

1.6.1

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