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:
P&B (Food) Ltd is recalling Heera Punjabi Wadi because it contains undeclared gluten and soya which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya or an intolerance to gluten.
Product: Heera Punjabi Wadi
Pack size: 300g
Best before end: January 2018 and December 2019
Batch code: 19F15X35-1 and PB8370
(batch codes and best-before dates updated 22 November 2017)
No other P&B (Food) Ltd products are known to be affected.
Soya and gluten
This product contains soya (batch PB8370) and gluten (batches 19F15X35-1 and PB8370) making it a health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya and/or an intolerance to gluten.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to soya or intolerance to gluten, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought.
Action taken by the company
P&B (Food) Ltd is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact 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.