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Rav Shachter has said (and written in Nefesh HaRav) that Rav Soloveitchik consistently advised students to follow their father's minhagim, with two exceptions: (a) eating in the sukkah on shmini atzeret, and (b) the shape of the knot in the tefillin shel rosh, where he thought that the alternative view (i.e., not eating in the sukkah and the double dalet) ...
There is no definitive answer. See some links permitting and some links forbidding and some links equivocating. It's hard to say either side should be viewed as violating halacha. Speak to your rabbi for a ruling and be sure that the product is certified for Pesach regarding the other ingredients.
Tofu is made from soybeans which are kitniot, so yes, tofu cheese would be included in the prohibition of kitniot.
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