Following the Metropolitan Police Service’s statement that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has ordered an immediate examination of the unit by technical experts to establish the cause of the incident.
This product, which was manufactured between 2006 and 2009, has not been subject to product recalls and this testing will establish whether any further action is required.
If you believe you may own a Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey) you should call Whirlpool Corporation’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 3826 or visit their website to register for further updates.
At this stage there is no specific reason for consumers to switch off their fridge freezer pending further investigation.
Important product recalls are below
The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Errington Cheese Company has instigated a precautionary recall on two batches Dunsyre Blue Cheese because they may contain E.coli O157 (VTEC). This type of bacteria can cause food poisoning. If you have bought this product, do not eat it.
Errington Cheese Company has instigated a precautionary recall of their Dunsyre Blue Cheese because it may contain E.coli O157 (VTEC), a type of bacteria that is potentially harmful to health.
Product: Dunsyre Blue Cheese
Brand name: Dunsyre Blue Cheese
Pack size: All Sizes
Batch numbers: C22 and D14
'Best before' dates:
No other products manufactured by Errington Cheese are known to be affected.
Action taken by the company
Errington Cheese Company has instigated a precautionary recall for the above products. Point-of-sale recall notices are also being displayed. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what actions to take if they have bought the product.
Advice to consumers
Distribution of this product is mainly sold to hotels, restaurants and delicatessens, with no distribution to supermarkets. However, if you have purchased this product with the batch numbers above, do not eat it. Instead, return it to either Errington Cheese or the store from where it was purchased.