Sunday, October 29, 2017, is the last day of business for King’s Restaurant, the West Sacramento dim sum eatery with roots dating to 1960. For decades, the restaurant at 1500 W. Capitol Ave. was overseen by China native Chew Lam. Longtime employee Jennifer Dong said last week that Lam, now in his 90s, is finally ready to retire.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food-borne illness, known as listeriosis. It can grow in foods such as uncooked meats, vegetables, soft cheeses and unpasteurized milk. Doctor Steven Gordon of Cleveland Clinic says that although listeria isn't common, it can be very dangerous.