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How to protect yourself from Listeria amid outbreak

December 4, 2023

Three people died and three others were hospitalized following an outbreak of Listeria bacteria (listeriosis) at the Tacoma-area Frugals location. The Washington State Department of Health traced the outbreak to milkshakes at the regional burger chain’s location on Pacific Avenue. Listeria is commonly caused by raw food sources, like unpasteurized or raw milk. DOH testing revealed all Frugals milkshake flavors contained the Listeria strain from the outbreak. All six patients were older than 40 and had weakened immune systems.

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