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:
Natures Menu is recalling its 'Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg' frozen pet food, because the product contains salmonella. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning.
The FSA is issuing this product recall notice because we are responsible for animal feed regulations and their enforcement through local authorities.
The presence of salmonella in the product listed below. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning in humans. The product could therefore carry a potential risk through direct handling or indirectly for example from food contact surfaces. In humans, symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.
Product: Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg (frozen pet food)
Brand: Natures Menu
Pack size: 1kg
Batch code: 13122017
Use-by date: 13 December 2017
Action taken by the company
Natures Menu is recalling the affected product from its customers. Product recall notices will be sent to all businesses that sell the product, explaining to customers the reason for recall and the actions they can take if they have bought the affected product.
No other Natures Menu products are known to be affected.
Advice to consumers
When handling and serving raw foods for pets it is always advised to clean utensils and feeding bowls thoroughly. If you have bought the above product and wish to return it, please contact Natures Menu on their free phone number 0800 0183770 or by email at email@example.com where you will be given a full refund and Natures Menu will arrange to collect the product.