Thoroughly washed. Ready to eat. No preservatives. Italian is an excellent source of vitamin K & folate. Vitamin K contributes to maintenance of normal none. Folate contributes to the reduction of fatigue. Why We're so Fresh: To guarantee Fresh Express Salads are consistently, deliciously fresh, we: Cool our salads within hours of harvest and keep them chilled from field to store. Thoroughly rinse and gently dry; then seal them in our keep-crisp bag to maintain freshness. Deliver fresh salad daily.