Product recalls

Contact Hotpoint

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.


Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2017.11.13 Recall: Lidl - Alesto Snacking Pockets

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Lidl is recalling three varieties of its Alesto Snacking Pockets because the labelling is not in English. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy to nuts and/or a sensitivity to sulphite dioxide/sulphites.

Product details
Product: Alesto - Summertime Strawberry & Nut (Seriously Berry)
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Cashew nuts

Product: Alesto - Crunchy Seed & Nut
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Cashew nuts, almonds

Product: Alesto - Golden Fruit & Nut
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Sulphur dioxide, hazelnuts

No other Lidl Alesto Snacking pockets products are known to be affected.

Nuts (Cashew Nuts, almonds, hazelnuts) and sulphur dioxide

These products contain cashew nuts, almond, hazelnuts and sulphur dioxide making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above product and have an allergy to either nuts and/or sulphur dioxide do not eat it. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company
Lidl is recalling the above products from customers and have informed 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.

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