IMFP National Sampling Plans & Assessment Criteria 2014-2015
Appendix A: Historical Analysis and Assessment Criteria

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  • FS201D - BIPEIV - Imported, Dried fruit
  • FS203D - BIPEIV - Imported, Dry mixes
  • FS205D - BIPEIV - Imported, Seeds for Sprouting
Microbiology Assessment Criteria for Sampling Plans FS201D, FS203D and FS205D
Analysis Samp. Par.Table note n Samp. Par.Table note c Samp. Par.Table note m Samp. Par.Table note M Assessment
E. coli 5 2 102 103 Satisfactory: ≤ m/g or if c is not exceeded
Unsatisfactory: > M/g in any sample unit or if c is exceeded
E. coli O157:H7/NM 5 0 0 n/a Satisfactory: Not detected
Unsatisfactory: Present
Salmonella spp. 5 0 0 n/a Satisfactory: Not detected
Unsatisfactory: Present

Assessment of E. coli results obtained on composite test sample

Analysis Assessment
E. coli Satisfactory: ≤ 60/g
Investigative Table Note 63: > 60 ≤ 460/g
Unsatisfactory: > 460/g

Table Note

Table Note 63

The analysis is to be repeated on 5 sample units by testing each analytical unit individually. Repeat the analysis on the same sample, if possible, otherwise on another sample obtained from the same lot or different lot produced under similar conditions.

Return to table note 63  referrer

FS207D - BIPEIV - Imported, Sesame Seed & Tahini
Analysis Samp. Par.Table note n Samp. Par.Table note c Samp. Par.Table note m Samp. Par.Table note M Assessment
E. coli 5 2 102 103 Satisfactory: ≤ m/g or if c is not exceeded
Unsatisfactory: > M/g in any sample unit or if c is exceeded
Salmonella spp. 5 0 0 n/a Satisfactory: Not detected
Unsatisfactory: Present
Assessment of E. coli results obtained on composite test sample
Analysis Assessment
E. coli Satisfactory: ≤ 60/g
Investigative: Table Note 64 > 60 ≤ 460/g
Unsatisfactory: > 460/g

Table Note

Table Note 64

The analysis is to be repeated on 5 sample units by testing each analytical unit individually. Repeat the analysis on the same sample, if possible, otherwise on another sample obtained from the same lot or different lot produced under similar conditions.

Return to table note 64  referrer

FS209D - BIPEIV - Imported, Cocoa
Analysis Samp. Par.Table note n Samp. Par.Table note c Samp. Par.Table note m Samp. Par.Table note M Assessment
E. coli 5 2 102 103 Satisfactory: ≤ m/g or if c is not exceeded
Unsatisfactory: > M/g in any sample unit or if c is exceeded
Salmonella spp. 10 0 0 n/a Satisfactory: Not detected
Unsatisfactory: Present
Assessment of E. coli results obtained on composite test sample
Analysis Assessment
E. coli Satisfactory: ≤ 60/g
Investigative Table Note 65: > 60 ≤ 460/g
Unsatisfactory: > 460/g

Table Note

Table Note 65

The analysis is to be repeated on 5 sample units by testing each analytical unit individually. Repeat the analysis on the same sample, if possible, otherwise on another sample obtained from the same lot or different lot produced under similar conditions.

Return to table note 65  referrer

  • FS352D - Various Domestic Commodities
  • FS353D - Various Imported Commodities

All samples submitted for analysis under the above plans, are to be assessed as "No Decision", unless found positive

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