National Nut Day

It's time to go nuts! Today, October 22nd, is National Nut Day.{}

Here are a few fun facts about nuts according to the Australian tree nut industry group "Nuts for Life."{}

1) Cashews aren't sold in the shells because part of the shell contains the same poison found in poison ivy.{}{}

2) The first mention of hazelnuts dates back to a Chinese manuscript from 2000 838 B.C.{}

3) Pistachios are the only edible nuts that don't need to be shelled before roasting.{}