OT: Facepalm

Igor PDML-StR pdmlstr at komkon.org
Wed Dec 3 12:08:51 EST 2014

It might drive one nuts, but indeed, not all "nuts" are nuts.
Some are good for cooking, while the others are just cuckoo.



  Bob W-PDML Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:57:06 -0800 wrote:

On 2 Dec 2014, at 19:03, Igor PDML-StR <pdml... at komkon.org> wrote:
> While I understand the obsurdity of the situation, but I also guess that it
> is a general warning statement to satisfy allergen-labelling laws
> in various countries.
> My guess is if it is not explicitly stated that "it may contain traces of
> nuts", it might be assumed that it is not, despite the ingredients list.
> Besides, in some countries, peanuts and "nuts" are in different categories.

This may sound nuts, but peanuts are not nuts. They're legumes. Cashews 
ain't no nuts neither. I know this because nuts are good for gout, but 
legumes less so.


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