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Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Nov. 29, 2015
Dec. 28, 2015
Entity Registrant Name LANDEC CORP \CA\  
Entity Central Index Key 0001005286  
Trading Symbol lndc  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --05-29  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   27,033,136
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Nov. 29, 2015  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false