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Offline LeeE

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Is worry about nuts making us nuts?
« on: 10/12/2008 18:55:24 »
Below is a link to a 'popular' news article, about an item concerning hysteria published in the BMJ.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/10/nut_allergy_hysteria/


 

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« Reply #1 on: 10/12/2008 19:45:09 »
conclusion of that article:-

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Which, we reckon, can more or less be summarised as: "Your kids are not going to die from exposure to peanut butter. Now get a grip on yourself, you nutter."

100% agree. I think I've posted about this in another thread.

What next? Only specialist nut shops to sell foodstuffs containing nuts or nut products?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 10/12/2008 21:03:16 »
I once wrote a sketch about an air hostess who walked up the aeroplane ignoring people with dinamite, guns, knuckle dusters and swords. She then shouted at a woman at the back of the plane who had just openned a bag of nuts, claiming that they were a lethal weapon. 
 

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« Reply #3 on: 10/12/2008 22:46:39 »
I don't see why the rest of us should miss out on nuts just because a few children *might* die.

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