WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

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mugs

Lifer
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I would go with Chaotic's suggestion that it's a probably a legal requirement over the idea that someone sued in the past, unless someone knows of a case where someone sued over peanut butter containing peanuts.

The fact that the wording says "MAY" contiain peanuts makes me think that specific wording is required by law, because if they came up with the wording themselves they'd probably say it DOES contain peanuts, unless they're not sure themselves...
 

Nitemare

Lifer
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Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.

How much more expensive is it and how different does it taste?
 

Medicine Bear

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Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

 

kogase

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Sep 8, 2004
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Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Probably more like the difference between living to 45 or not, you greasy bastard.

Edit: By the way, natural peanut butter is not much more expensive, but it doesn't taste as sweet as unnatural, because... they usually don't add sugar. But if you're really into that you can toss some sugar onto it yourself. Natural tends to taste earthier and more... natural.
 

akubi

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Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

my... what a cynical outlook on life.
you are my hero :laugh:
 

Medicine Bear

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Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by: Nitemare
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.

How much more expensive is it and how different does it taste?
Honestly it does taste better. How much more is it? I can't remember. The only thing about it that is a pain is that you have to refrigerate it after you open it.

 

kogase

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Sep 8, 2004
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Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Honestly it does taste better. How much more is it? I can't remember. The only thing about it that is a pain is that you have to refrigerate it after you open it.

Not really. All you've gotta do is give it a vigorous stirring before spreading it.
 

mugs

Lifer
Apr 29, 2003
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Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?
 

Medicine Bear

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Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?
Yes, yes, and yes. She really is little miss organic. Most of the time I don't care, but some of it borders on the insane. Organic toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc. Sometimes I feel like I'm living with the Professor from Gilligan's Island.

Last Thanksgiving she wanted an organic, fresh turkey. So I say ok, we go to get it. Damn bird was $60 and didn't taste a damn bit different to me.

All that being said. Chocolate Silk rules!


 

Medicine Bear

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Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by: kogase
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Honestly it does taste better. How much more is it? I can't remember. The only thing about it that is a pain is that you have to refrigerate it after you open it.

Not really. All you've gotta do is give it a vigorous stirring before spreading it.
Hmm. I'll have to try that, but the stuff she buys says to refrigerate it. Cold peanut butter sucks

 

mercanucaribe

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Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?

Have fun when your daughter hits puberty at 9 and gets pregnant at 12 because of the hormones in meat!
 

Medicine Bear

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Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by: akubi
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

my... what a cynical outlook on life.
you are my hero :laugh:
You may worship me if you so choose.
 

Vegitto

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Originally posted by: kogase
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Probably more like the difference between living to 45 or not, you greasy bastard.

Edit: By the way, natural peanut butter is not much more expensive, but it doesn't taste as sweet as unnatural, because... they usually don't add sugar. But if you're really into that you can toss some sugar onto it yourself. Natural tends to taste earthier and more... natural.


That made me pee my pants, seriously. You are my new hero.
 

mugs

Lifer
Apr 29, 2003
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Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?
Yes, yes, and yes. She really is little miss organic. Most of the time I don't care, but some of it borders on the insane. Organic toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc. Sometimes I feel like I'm living with the Professor from Gilligan's Island.

Last Thanksgiving she wanted an organic, fresh turkey. So I say ok, we go to get it. Damn bird was $60 and didn't taste a damn bit different to me.

All that being said. Chocolate Silk rules!

Yeah, she's pretty well brainwashed. Brown eggs come from brown chickens, and cage-free and free-range is better for the chicken, not for you. I'd eat cage-free and free-range eggs, but it blows my mind that people assume brown eggs are healthier because they're brown.
 

Nitemare

Lifer
Feb 8, 2001
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Originally posted by: mercanucaribe
Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?

Have fun when your daughter hits puberty at 9 and gets pregnant at 12 because of the hormones in meat!

Niece hit puberty around that age, but no way will she get pregnant at 12....doesn't like boys yet...
 

mugs

Lifer
Apr 29, 2003
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Originally posted by: mercanucaribe
Have fun when your daughter hits puberty at 9 and gets pregnant at 12 because of the hormones in meat!

wtf is wrong with you? :confused:
 

So

Lifer
Jul 2, 2001
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Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: akubi
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

my... what a cynical outlook on life.
you are my hero :laugh:
You may worship me if you so choose.

<So builds cubicle shrine to MedicineBear>
<So begins to evangalize to atheist coworker>
<athiest cowerker yells at So>
<athiest cowerker gets fired for creating a hostile workplace>
<So does a raindance to his new god>
 

torpid

Lifer
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I'm fairly certain it's a legal requirement for any product that might contain peanuts. The word may sounds funny but my guess is that people who are allergic to peanuts are used to seeing it that way, and the people who make the product probably save money by using one set of wording in all their products.
 

Medicine Bear

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Feb 28, 2005
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Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Does she tell you that brown eggs and cage-free and free-range eggs are healthier than the white eggs you get at a grocery store?
Yes, yes, and yes. She really is little miss organic. Most of the time I don't care, but some of it borders on the insane. Organic toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc. Sometimes I feel like I'm living with the Professor from Gilligan's Island.

Last Thanksgiving she wanted an organic, fresh turkey. So I say ok, we go to get it. Damn bird was $60 and didn't taste a damn bit different to me.

All that being said. Chocolate Silk rules!

Yeah, she's pretty well brainwashed. Brown eggs come from brown chickens, and cage-free and free-range is better for the chicken, not for you. I'd eat cage-free and free-range eggs, but it blows my mind that people assume brown eggs are healthier because they're brown.
We get our eggs from a farmer who lives close to her parents. Buy chicken from him a lot to. Good stuff. But yeah, I don't care where it comes from an egg is a freaking egg.

 

Medicine Bear

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Originally posted by: So
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: akubi
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: SagaLore
Originally posted by: Medicine Bear
Originally posted by: Wag
Originally posted by: Phoenix86
WARNING: May Contain Peanuts

May? :confused:
Skippy?
Actually it is some all natural brand my GF bought at a health food store. 3/4 of the stuff in my house is from there. I keep telling her I don't give a crap if something is all nautral or not, but she is little miss organic. Eh, oh well.

Thank your girlfiend for adding a few more years to your life.
Hooray! I get to live in diapers for a few extra years!

my... what a cynical outlook on life.
you are my hero :laugh:
You may worship me if you so choose.

<So builds cubicle shrine to MedicineBear>
<So begins to evangalize to atheist coworker>
<athiest cowerker yells at So>
<athiest cowerker gets fired for creating a hostile workplace>
<So does a raindance to his new god>
You forgot the ceremonial burning of the herb

 

torpid

Lifer
Sep 14, 2003
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Originally posted by: Schadenfroh
Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: mercanucaribe
Have fun when your daughter hits puberty at 9 and gets pregnant at 12 because of the hormones in meat!

wtf is wrong with you? :confused:

yeh.... that is a wtf........

That's almost a direct quote from Nip/Tuck. Except in that episode, they were clearly mocking the person who said it.
 

mercanucaribe

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Oct 20, 2004
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Originally posted by: torpid
Originally posted by: Schadenfroh
Originally posted by: mugs
Originally posted by: mercanucaribe
Have fun when your daughter hits puberty at 9 and gets pregnant at 12 because of the hormones in meat!

wtf is wrong with you? :confused:

yeh.... that is a wtf........

That's almost a direct quote from Nip/Tuck. Except in that episode, they were clearly mocking the person who said it.

I've never watched Nip/Tuck. :confused: I wasn't being serious anyway.

Edit: However, the antibiotics and drugs used in factory farming today should be a serious concern for anyone who cares about the future of food production. House MD complains about it.
 

Medicine Bear

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Originally posted by: torpid
I'm fairly certain it's a legal requirement for any product that might contain peanuts. The word may sounds funny but my guess is that people who are allergic to peanuts are used to seeing it that way, and the people who make the product probably save money by using one set of wording in all their products.
Still it is a sad reflection on the state of our society