Strange I was using the Internet 15 years ago (infact had been for a few years by then) and have never heard of all these so called QC issues with Ilford, that doesn't mean none rather that they are exceedingly rare.

I've been using Ilford products since well before Simon joined the company, I began with FP4 and HP4 although I used some ex-Government surplus FP3 and HP3 bulk rolls as a teenager at school. I dread to think how many rolls and sheets of Ilford film I've shot over the years as well as boxes of paper and I've never seen a QC problem.