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:
Mars Chocolate UK has taken the precautionary step of recalling a number of its chocolate products because the products might contain salmonella.
Products ID code
'Best before' date
4x42g Multipack Bars
78g Treat Bag
Galaxy Minstrels 'Sweet Nights In' promotion
The products listed above might be contaminated with salmonella. Symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Please keep the product(s) and contact the Mars Consumer Care Team:
Telephone: 0800 952 0084
Action taken by the company
As a precautionary measure, Mars Chocolate UK is recalling the above products.