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Listeria Causes Tofu Recall

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Tofu made by a California based company has been recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria. The recalled tofu was sold in stores on the west coast and the midwest. Quong Hop & Co. is the company that makes the tofu. They have received no reports of illnesses from the tofu.

The company recalled Saturday:

_ The 30-ounce Soy Deli Vacuum Pack Firm Nigari tofu with the code dates Sept. 23, 2007, through Nov. 28, 2007. The product’s original recall had the code date Sept. 23, 2007.

_ The 12-ounce Soy Deli Vacuum Pack Firm Nigari tofu coded Sept. 23, 2007, through Jan. 28, 2008. The product’s original recall had the code date Sept. 23, 2007.

_ All Soy Deli Bulk Vacuum Pack Tofu, both the 10-pound and 25-pound products, with codes dates through Nov. 28, 2007.

Listeria can cause a severe or fatal illness by someone that comes in contact with the microorganism. Children, the elderly, and anyone with a compromised immune system are especially vulnerable.

For more information on this subject, please refer to the section on Defective and Dangerous Products.