Dawn Food Products recalls bakery items after salmonella alert

By Jenny Eagle

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Chocolate eclairs are one of the items that have been recalled. Pic: ©iStock/fozrocket
Chocolate eclairs are one of the items that have been recalled. Pic: ©iStock/fozrocket

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Albertsons and Safeway stores in the US are recalling bakery products supplied by Dawn Food Products made with Valley Milk Product's High Heat Nonfat Dry Milk Powder due to possible salmonella contamination.

Safeway said in a statement: "Valley Milk Products has voluntarily recalled the milk product due to possible salmonella contamination. Dawn Food Products used the recalled milk product in a vanilla cream custard mix, which was supplied to Albertsons and Safeway for use in bakery products."​ 

No illnesses or injuries have been reported in connection with the bakery items purchased, the statement recorded. 

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly and persons with weakened immune systems. 

Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain. 

In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism entering the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e. infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. 

The recalled products were sold from the self-service and full-service areas of the bakery on or before December 15, 2016. 

The products have a 'Sell by' date of December 20, 2016 (12-20-16) or earlier. 

The recalled products were sold in Washington, Oregon and eight stores in Northern Idaho: 


Boston Cream Cake Cherry Topped 28264

Lemon Boston Cream Cake 27534

Boston Cream Cake Fudge 8" One Layer 28261

Boston Peach Cream Cake 8" One Layer 23228

Boston Cream Fresh Strawberry Topped 8" One Layer 28267

Boston Cream Cake Coconut 23999

Boston Cream Cake Chocolate 5 Inch 24783

Boston Cream Cake Fruit 5 Inch 24784


Éclair Custard Filled One Count 20198

Fresh Fruit Éclair 24370

Éclair Custard Filled Two Count 20813

Fresh Fruit Éclair Two Count 24254

Éclair Custard Filled Four Count 28508

Éclair Seven Count 24330


Pie Banana Cream 22476

Pie Coconut Cream 28277

Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cream Pie 9" 20748


Artisan Fresh Fruit Tart 9" 20059

Artisan Fresh Fruit Mini Tart 20847

Fresh Fruit Flan Cake 8" One Layer 23522

Fresh Fruit Tart Layer 3 Inch 24882

Fresh Fruit Tart Flower 6 Inch 24805

Fresh Fruit Tart Square 7 Inch 24362

Fresh Caramel Apple Tart 9 Inch 66988

Caramel Apple Tart Flower 6 Inch 66989


Chocolate Parfait Cup 22062

Lemon Parfait Cup 22063

Strawberry Parfait Cup 22064

Tres Leches Parfait Cup Plain 21546

Tres Leches Parfait Cups w/ Strawberry 21550

Parfait Cup Brownie 24815

Parfait Cup Strawberry Cheesecake 24816

Pumpkin Pie Parfait Cup 24891

Apple Pie Parfait Cup 24948

Lemon Parfait Cup 20829

Cherry Parfait Cup 20830


Square Cake Fresh Fruit 24361


Devil Dog Split One Layer 24033

Black Forest One Layer 21444

Italian whipped cream cake 8" One Layer 21304

Fruit Flan Cake - One Layer 23522

Cake Pink Champagne White One Layer 23446


Italian Whipped Cream Cake 8" Two Layer 20079

Pink Champagne Cake 8" White One Layer 21127

Chocolate / Strawberry - Two Layer 20781

Pina Colada - Two Layer 20784


Diner Cake Fresh Fruit Lady Finger 24391

Diner Cake Signature Vanilla Cream 24508

Diner Cake Strawberry Almond 24366


Fruit Basket Cake 10" Two Layer 23356

Strawberry Short Cake 10" 24912


Cream Goods 22069


Special Order 1/4 Sheet 23981

Special Order Double Layer 23983

Special Order 1/2 Sheet 23982

Northern Idaho stores 

- Albertsons 1024 21st Street, Lewiston, ID 83501

- Albertsons, 161 W. Prairie, Hayden, ID 83835

- Albertsons, 220 Ironwood Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

- Safeway, 1320 Blaine Street, Moscow, ID 83843

- Safeway, 702 N. 5th Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864

- Safeway, 121 Neider Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

- Safeway, 6519 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

- Safeway, 1001 N. Fourth Street, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 

Customers who bought the products are asked to discard or return them for a refund. For information, call Albertsons and Safeway at 1-877-723-3929 or Valley Milk Products on 540-465-5513. 

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