MoJo has the details on the truth about bagged lettuce. Even if it’s not good for you, who has time to actually slice a head of lettuce?

+ “At least 70 percent of the food we eat each year passes through or is entirely dependent on the cold chain for its journey from farm to fork, including foods that, on the surface, seem unlikely candidates for refrigeration.” Alexis Madrigal takes us on a journey into our food system’s refrigerated-warehouse archipelago.

+ Is this the summer of ice cream men behaving badly?