Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Reiter Affiliated Companies, LLC regarding a recent data breach. The Reiter Affiliated Companies data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of current and former employees.
ABOUT REITER AFFILIATED COMPANIES, LLC:
Reiter Affiliated Companies is a berry producer involved in growing several varieties of berries in locations around the world. Founded in 1900, Reiter Affiliated Companies began by growing berries in the Bay Area, eventually moving its operations into Southern California as the company grew. Today, Reiter Affiliated Companies is the largest berry producer in the world and grows a wide range of berries, including strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. Headquartered in Oxnard, California, Reiter Affiliated Companies runs farms in Oregon, California, and Florida with international operations in Portugal, Mexico, and Morocco. Currently, Reiter Affiliated Companies employs over 10,000 individuals and has an annual revenue of over $733 million.
On July 4, 2022, Reiter Affiliated Companies discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Reiter Affiliated Companies determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between June 25 and July 4, 2022. On September 2, 2022, Reiter Affiliated Companies began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Passport number
- Health insurance information
- Worker’s compensation claims
If you received a breach notification letter from Reiter Affiliated Companies:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Reiter Affiliated Companies data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Reiter Affiliated Companies, LLC;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.