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Fact or Fiction: Plastic-covered lettuce?

Posted: 1:33 PM, Aug 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-01 16:33:19-04

(KGTV) - Is romaine lettuce really covered in a thin film of plastic?

No.

Videos on social media show a clear substance being peeled off lettuce leaves.

But that film is a natural substance which forms when the lettuce is grown in colder temperatures.