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:
R M Curtis & Co Ltd is recalling Snacking Essentials Fruit and Nut because it contains Brazil nuts, which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to Brazil nuts.
Product: Snacking Essentials Fruit and Nut
Pack size: 150g
Best-before-end date: March 2018
Batch code: 17157L2
No other R M Curtis & Co Ltd products are known to be affected.
This product contains Brazil nuts making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to Brazil nuts.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to Brazil nuts, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
R M Curtis & Co Ltd is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted 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.