Deadly listeria outbreak linked to Tacoma restaurant’s milkshakes

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2023
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A listeria outbreak that killed three people was linked to a Tacoma restaurant’s milkshakes, health officials said Friday. Six people — five in Pierce County and one in Thurston County — became ill between February and July with the bacterial infection, which compromised their immune systems’ abilities to fight off disease, the Washington State Department of Health announced in a news release. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department tested milkshakes from Tacoma’s Frugals restaurant in August after two people told officials they became ill after drinking milkshakes from there, the state...

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