Pitman Farms Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Pitman Family Farms, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Pitman Farms data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.


Pitman Farms is a family-owned poultry farm operation focused on animal welfare and nutrition. Founded in 1954 as a small free-range turkey and chicken farm, Pitman Farms has since expanded its operations by providing poultry to a range of large grocery store chains. In addition to raising chickens and turkeys, Pitman Farms also offers ducks and geese. All of Pitman Farms’ animals are reared on vegetarian diets classified as non-GMO, organic, and absent sugars, preservatives, and food additives. Headquartered in Sanger, California, Pitman Farms provides its products to grocery stores and supermarkets across the United States.


Recently, Pitman Farms discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Pitman Farms determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack between October 15 and October 16, 2022. On November 8, 2022, Pitman Farms began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Financial information (e.g., bank account number)

If you received a breach notification letter from Pitman Farms:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Pitman Farms data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Pitman Family Farms, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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