Southwest says sayonara to peanuts

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Southwest Airlines will stop offering an iconic travel snack beginning August 1st.

That's right: peanuts will no longer be offered.

Southwest says it wants passengers with peanut allergies to feel safe on every flight. A Southwest spokesman says the airline has offered them off and on since the early 1970's.

Not to worry: passengers will still get free snacks. Depending on the flight, the airline will continue to offer pretzels, cookies, veggie chips and corn chips.