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:
Uncle Joe's Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 35g tins are being recalled because the sweets may contain small pieces of metal which could represent a safety risk.
Product: Uncle Joe's Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints
Pack size: 35g
Expiry date: 30 June 2018
Batch code / Lot number: TC16015
No other Uncle Joe's products are known to be affected.
Small pieces of metal.
This product may contain small pieces of metal in the sweet which could present a safety risk.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to William Santus & Co Ltd, The Toffee Works, Dorning Street, Wigan, WN1 1HE. The company will replace the product and reimburse any postage costs.
Action taken by the company
William Santus & Co Ltd is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed on their website and in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.