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:
Taipec Ltd recalls packs of 'Yuki and Love' mango flavoured and litchi flavoured jelly because the products contain konjac powder, which is not permitted as an ingredient in jelly confectionery products as it presents a choking hazard.
Product: 'Yuki and Love' Mango Jelly
Pack size: 200g
Best-before dates: 30 July 2018, 7 November 2018, 17 January 2019
Product: 'Yuki and Love' Litchi Jelly
Pack size: 200g
Best-before dates: 3 September 2018, 17 January 2019
No other Taipec Ltd products are known to be affected.
The above products contain konjac powder which presents a choking hazard.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat it. Instead, return it to where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
Taipec Ltd is recalling the above products and has written to affected customers to advise of this issue. The company has also published the product recall notice on its website.