Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Bell-Carter Foods, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Bell-Carter Foods data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT BELL-CARTER FOODS:
Bell-Carter Foods is a food manufacturing company specializing in olive production. As the largest table olive producer in the United States, Bell-Carter Foods offers a wide variety of olive products, from black and organic olives to specialty and crafted olives. Founded in 1912, Bell-Carter Foods began with the purchase of a small olive grove in Orange Cove, California. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Bell-Carter Foods also has locations in Corning and Modesto, California. Bell-Carter Foods employs over 500 individuals and has an annual revenue of approximately $300 million.
On September 13, 2022, Bell-Carter Foods 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, Bell-Carter Foods determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between September 7 and September 13, 2022. On January 31, 2023, Bell-Carter Foods began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Contact information
- Salary information
If you received a breach notification letter from Bell-Carter Foods:
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 Bell-Carter Foods 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 services provided by Bell-Carter Foods, 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.