Friday, March 16, 2012

Stauffer's Iced Animal Crackers Botulism Case Remains Under Investigation; New Details Released, Virginia

The Barbour County Sheriff's Office is releasing the following update to the alert put out Wednesday evening.

The suspected food items have been sent to a reference lab for further testing.

The Barbour County Health Department has reviewed the medical records and at this time have no reason to believe this is a case of Botulism. The patient is recovering and the symptoms are not consistent with Botulism, which is a fast progressing condition.

We will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. As soon as any results are confirmed, further information will be released.

If you or a family member have medical concerns, you should seek medical attention with your physician or a medical facility.


The Barbour County Sheriff's Department says they've received a report of Botulism connected to the eating of Stauffer's Iced Animal Crackers. Read More