Why do some packets of peanuts have the warning may contian nuts on them?

Answer Same reason that hair blowers have a warning not to use them when sleeping. The lawyers are trying to cover every base to avoid any potential lawsuits.

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If a product says may contain nuts does that include peanuts?

Yes, that warning includes peanuts, peanut oil or peanut by-products.

Is it a bit silly that Tesco calls peanuts "monkey nuts"?

Yes, they aren't nuts at all, they are legumes.Call them Peruvian undergroundy peas.