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.