Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Emmi Roth USA, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Emmi Roth data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to more than 1,300 current and former employees.
ABOUT EMMI ROTH USA, INC.:
Emmi Roth is a Wisconsin-based cheese producer and distributor. As a subsidiary of the Emmi Group in Switzerland, Emmi Roth imports Swiss-made cheese in addition to crafting its own products. Over the years, Emmi Roth has won numerous awards for its cheeses in competitions such as the World Champion Cheese Contest and the American Cheese Society’s competition. Among Emmi Roth’s brands are Kindred Creamery, Athenos, and Kaltbach. Located in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, Emmi Roth employs individuals in a variety of roles, including cheesemaking, operations support, customer service, marketing, and quality control.
On August 10, 2023, Emmi Roth discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Emmi Roth determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained the sensitive information of current and former employees of Roth Käse USA LTD, Emmi USA Inc., Emmi Penn Yan LLC, Cypress Grove Chevre, Inc., Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, Inc., Tomales Bay Foods, Inc. (d/b/a Cowgirl Creamery), and Jackson Mitchell, Inc. On September 15, 2023, Emmi Roth began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Passport number
- Health insurance
- Healthcare related data
If you received a breach notification letter from Emmi Roth:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Emmi Roth 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Emmi Roth USA, Inc.;
- 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.