The CDC reports a total of 14 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Stanley have been reported from three states.

  • Most of the ill people have been reported from California (85%).
  • The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: California (12), Nevada (1), and Wyoming (1).
  • One ill person identified in Utah likely acquired their infection during international travel and was excluded from the case count.
  • 25% of ill persons have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that raw cashew cheese produced by The Cultured Kitchen of West Sacramento, California is the likely source of this outbreak.