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Thanksgiving Update: Lettuce Farmers Hard at Work to Prevent Outbreaks

As we prepare for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday, lettuce and leafy greens farmers remember well the tremendous impacts of a …

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CRISPR Plant Breeding Technology May Help Save Lettuce as Climate Warms

Although not yet available in the market, lettuce created from what is known as CRISPR plant breeding techniques may be …

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Tracing the Source of an Outbreak is Tough

In August 2022, fast food chain Wendy’s was at the center of something none of us wants to experience —  …

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How to Make Eating More Dark Leafy Greens a Habit that Sticks!

By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD (@therecipedoctor and author of 25 books)

If someone were to ask me what’s one of the best food habits they could make…I would encourage them to …

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Lettuce and Food Bullying

If you don’t know about Food Bullying yet – you really should.  This is especially true if you’re a  registered …

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The Farmer and the Rancher CAN Be Friends

The California Department of Food and Agriculture together with the Monterey County Farm Bureau has issued a comprehensive 58-page report …

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How Farmers Are Making Lettuce Safer: Soil is Part of the Food Chain Too

Making sure lettuce and leafy greens are safely grown encompasses a lot of factors. Most people aren’t aware a program …

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‘Experiencing Greens’ Explores Sensory Characteristics of Lettuce

By Jessica Foust, RDN

Jessica Foust is a chef, registered dietitian and member of the Advisory Panel that oversees website content for lettuceinfo.org, a …

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Lettuce Nutrition Facts

Lettuce Nutrition Facts

Want to learn lettuce nutrition facts, including nutritional value, benefits, and calories in lettuce? This page will help you understand …

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