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:
MTA Foods (UK) Ltd is recalling several batches of its frozen meat-free mince products because they may contain pieces of blue plastic. The affected products were sold at Lidl, Waitrose and Ocado.
Product: What's Cooking? Frozen Meat-free Mince
Pack size: 454g
Best before dates: All dates
Product: Meet The Alternative Beef Style Mince
Pack size: 500g
Best-before dates: January 2018, February 2018, April 2018
No other MTA Foods (UK) Ltd products are known to be affected
Products may contain pieces of blue plastic which could represent a safety risk.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
MTA Foods (UK) Ltd is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.