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:
Nestlé is recalling a batch of its KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag because it has been mispacked with KITKAT Peanut Butter Bites, which means that peanuts and nuts are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or peanuts.
Product: KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag
Pack size: 104g
Batch code: 70720457V2
Best before end: December 2017
No other Nestlé or KITKAT products are known to be affected.
This product contains nuts and peanuts making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or peanuts.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to nuts and/or peanuts do not eat it. Instead dispose of the contents, and send the empty pack with your name and address for a full refund to: KITKAT Bites Recall, Freepost Consumer Services, Nestle UK Ltd, York. Alternatively you may wish to phone 0800 604604.
Action taken by the company
Nestlé is recalling the above product from customers and is contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.