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:
Alivini Company Limited has taken the precautionary step of recalling 1062 ml jars of Italcarciofi Friarielli (Turnip top leaf in sunflower oil), because preliminary investigations by the National Institute of Health in Italy suggested the product could have been associated with three suspected botulism cases in Italy.
Botulism is a serious form of food poisoning and can be fatal. The association between the product and the suspected botulism cases has not been confirmed. However, a recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure.
Name: Friarielli (Turnip Top Leaf in sunflower oil)
Best-before date: 05/12/2016
No other Italcarciofi products are known to be affected.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a refund.
Action taken by the company
Alivini Company Limited is recalling the affected product from its customers. A product recall information notice 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.