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:
Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product.
Product: Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices
Pack size: 150g
Use-by date: 21 February 2017
No other Morrisons products are known to be affected.
The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product(s) listed. Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.
Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.
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 full refund.
Action taken by company
Morrisons is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all stores that are selling this product.