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peanut butter? Duh?

Why is it written "May contain traces of peanuts or other kind of nuts" on peanut butter jars. Are people stupid enough not to realize it themselves?


Asked by ggiovanni at 8:08 PM on Jun. 16, 2009 in Just for Fun

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Answers (8)
  • It is put on there for the same brainiacs who require "do not use in tub or shower' on blow dryers and curling irons.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 8:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • The sad thing is people ARE that stupid. And, the company is trying to save their ass, b/c there are people out there that would eat peanut butter to have the allergic reaction just to sue the peanut butter company for not putting that on the jar. Its like the lady that sued McDonald's after burning herself from spilling coffee on herself b/c it didn't say it was hot.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 8:14 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • lol wow thats bad....but you never know there is always someone who would do somethin like eat it and not know and go to the doctors and say i had an allergic reaction to the peanut butter and i dont know why lols i could totally see someone doin somethin like not know peanut butter is made of peanuts......dur dur

    Answer by kuuipo317 at 8:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • You really are bored : ) do you have the stuff to make peanut butter cookies? That would give you something to do for a little while. Or i have some dusting that i need to do if you really want to come here and clean my house, trust and believe cleaning my house you will no longer be bored : )
    Have a great night I hope you find something to do.

    Answer by raemommy at 8:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • this cup may contain hot liquids
    on the side of a mcdonalds coffee cup
    yea its there because they got sued for a lot of money because some dumb ass woman spilled it and burned herself

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:18 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • Someone had to be for them to put it on there. LOL a good friend of mine gets free sandwiches for life from Quizno's because he ate a sandwich that had pesto on it. (he is a allergic to like everything!) any way he didn't know (duh) that pesto is made with pine nuts and swelled right up, couldn't breath. Needless to say the sandwich had a warning after that. it only takes one genius. lol.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:25 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • But_mommie: maybe your friend didn't know there was pesto on the sandwich or didn't know what pesto was. I didn't know what pesto was until a few years ago.

    Also, a lot of resturants don't list all the ingredients that are in the foods they make or serve. But people should know that peanut butter has peanuts in it.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:26 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • tyfry-He didn't know what pesto was apparently...I just seem to think that if you are allergic to tree nuts, peanuts, fish and citrus you should probably know what you are eating. lol. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer but we love him anyway!


    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:51 PM on Jun. 18, 2009