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New fire-risk fridge freezers uncovered

Two more fire-risk fridges and freezers from Amica and Lec have been uncovered, less than four months before they’ll be banned as part of stronger fridge freezer safety standards.

Hundreds of potentially unsafe fridges and freezers still on sale

Hundreds of potentially unsafe plastic-backed fridges, freezers and fridge freezers are still being sold by Britain's biggest electrical retailers - AO.com, Currys PC World, Argos and John Lewis & Partners.

More fire-risk fridge freezers uncovered by Which?

New testing adds 20 fire-risk fridges, freezers and fridge freezers to Which? list of Don't Buys, including models from AEG, Candy, Ikea and KitchenAid

Five statement fridge freezers and fridges for the show-off chef

From Smeg and D&G's hand-painted fridges to LG's 'gold' fridge freezer, these models are the perfect alternative to boring white appliances.

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Safety alert: watch our video to see why fridge freezers pose a fire risk

Don't rush into buying a fridge, freezer or fridge freezer this winter. Our fire test video shows why non-flame-retardant backing is a potential fire risk.

UK households waste 7.3 million tonnes of food a year

Roughly 4.4m tonnes of the food wasted in the UK annually is avoidable, and 2m tonnes of this is as a result of food not being used in time. A third of this is because of confusion around the existing date labels, according to new research by sustainability organisation WRAP.

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‘Stop making fire-risk fridges, freezers and fridge freezers’ says Which?

Manufacturers must stop making fire-risk fridges, freezers and fridge freezers, says Which?. Current British safety standards are currently inadequate.

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