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:
Aldi is recalling Madagascan Vanilla Extract because it was incorrectly packed with Moroccan Almond Extract. Although the label around the neck of the bottle refers to Moroccan Almond Extract, the product may still be a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts (almond).
Product: The Pantry Madagascan Vanilla Extract
Pack size: 38ml
Best-before date: 12 December 2017
Batch code: L7058
No other Aldi products are known to be affected.
This product contains almond making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts (almond).
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to nuts (almond), do not use it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
Aldi is recalling the above product from customers and has 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 and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.