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:
The Farmer's Son is recalling various products because of concerns over the company's procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.
Product: Haggis Bungs
Pack size: 1lb, 2lb & 4lb
Product: Haggis 4 Slice
Pack size: 300g
Product: Black and White Pudding 4 Slice
Pack size: 300g
No other The Farmer's Son products are known to be affected.
Manufacturing controls that could potentially affect the safety of the products listed above could not be demonstrated satisfactorily by the company.
The issue relates to controlling factors to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism and can be fatal.
A recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
The Farmer's Son 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.