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:
Douglas Willis Ltd is recalling a variety of meat products on a precautionary basis as they may contain small pieces of hard plastic.
Products: CMR Burger, Chuck Burger, 6oz Halal Burger, Venison Burger, Venison Sausage, Pork Own Thick Sausage, Lamb & Rosemary Sausage, Gourmet Sausage, Gourmet Pork & Leek Sausage
Batch number: 17079
Packaging Aspect: Clear tubs with film seal
All sausages packed on 20/3/2017 with use-by date of 29/03/2017
All burgers packed on 20/3/2017 with use-by date of 26/03/2017
No other Douglas Willis Ltd products are known to be affected.
Products may contain small pieces of hard plastic which could represent a safety risk.
Our advice to customers
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
Douglas Willis Ltd is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products.