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 retailer:
PRODUCT SAFETY AND RECALL NOTICE
The following product is subject to a recall.
Snacking Essentials Fruit and Nut 150g
Batch 17157L2 Best Before End March 2018
As a precautionary measure RM Curtis & Co Ltd is recalling one batch of Snacking Essentials Fruit and Nut 150g because it contains Brazil nuts which are not mentioned on the label, although there are correctly labelled other nuts in the pack (cashew nuts, hazelnuts, pecan nuts) and there is allergy advice on the pack to say it may contain other nuts. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to Brazil nuts.
The batch and the best before end are printed on the back of the bag.
Consumers who purchased this product carrying the above batch code and are allergic to Brazil nuts are advised not to consume the product and to return the product to the shop where it was purchased from.
Other batches or Snacking Essentials products are NOT affected.
CUSTOMER CARELINE: 01787273811 open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
This notice has been issued on behalf of Snacking Essentials and RM Curtis & Co Ltd in the interests of consumer safety. The recall is being made as a precautionary measure. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.