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tofu cheese

In a message dated 5/4/02 11:15:12 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
fatfree-request@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:

 Can anyone tell me anything about tofu cheese?
    Thank you.
Well, I'm sure someone else will provide more details but the two facts that 
were always most important to me are that tofu cheese is not necessarily fat 
free or even dairy free.  As a matter of fact, most tofu cheeses I've seen 
have casein or whey (a dairy component) in them - I'm told its necessary to 
give the cheese that "meltability" that we expect in cheese.  You can 
sometimes find a dairy free tofu cheese, but I've only seen it in specialty 
stores.  I'm not sure if fat free is available, but it probably is, 
somewhere.  You need to read labels very carefully.