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:
Consumers are being warned not to eat a number of food products, mainly frozen fish and chicken, supplied by MDA Products Ltd. The products have been repackaged in an unapproved premises and are therefore potentially unsafe.
These products are also the subject of a number of labelling and traceability contraventions.They may have best-before or use-by dates that have been extended beyond those set by the manufacturers and without authorisation. They are not compliant with food law requirements and should be withdrawn from the market and recalled from consumers.
Despite investigations by the enforcement authorities, it has not been possible to obtain the full distribution details or product traceability record for these products. However, the products are known to have been supplied by MDA Products Ltd through all stores of the following retail chains:
As these products were handled in an unapproved establishment, they may be potentially unsafe.
All products of animal origin packed and supplied by MDA Products Ltd. FY4 3RL (all date and batch codes) are affected by this alert.
Some of the products known to be affected are: