Lettuce, Iceberg (Shredded)Department of Defense fact sheet containing nutritional information for shredded iceberg lettuce.
Lettuce is pre-washed, shredded, and ready-to-serve.
Peak Growing Season
Iceberg lettuce is grown all year in California.
Use in salads, sandwiches, tacos, and as garnishes.
Lettuce is pre-washed, just portion and serve.
The lettuce should be stored at 32–35 degrees Fahrenheit with a relative humidity of 90–95 percent. After the package has been opened, gently push out excess air and clip the end of the bag closed and store in refrigerator.
Best If Used By
Unopened packages of lettuce can last up to ten days if properly stored; opened packages should be consumed within two days.
A 1/2 cup of shredded Iceberg lettuce provides:
|Saturated Fat||0.006 g|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|
|Vitamin A||9 RAE|
|Dietary Fiber||0.4 g|
Sources of Information
Produce Marketing Association [www.pma.com]
Produce Oasis [www.produceoasis.com]
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00]
NutriKids Software [http://www.nutrikids.com/]