Beware of acute allergic reactions due to ‘jimami’ peanut tofu.

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There has been an increasing number of cases of tourists with peanut allergies who have eaten jimami peanut tofu at restaurants in Okinawa Prefecture, causing an acute allergic reaction anaphylactic reaction and requiring emergency transport. In some cases, if the symptoms occur on a remote island, emergency transport to the main island of Okinawa may be necessary.


The traditional Okinawan dish jimami tofu contains peanuts, which have been shown to cause allergic reactions.