Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Growers Express, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Growers Express data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to over 1,700 individuals.
ABOUT GROWERS EXPRESS, LLC:
Growers Express was a vegetable production and distribution company. Operating from 1987 to 2022, Growers Express was founded in South Monterey, California by a group of growers who wanted to provide a consistent year-round supply of produce. In addition to a variety of fresh vegetables, Growers Express also offered lines of frozen vegetables, riced vegetables, and fresh value-added meal kits. In 1995, Growers Express became a licensed partner of Green Giant as the exclusive fresh produce arm of the brand. In May 2022, B&G Foods North America purchased Growers Express’ frozen operations.
On October 9, 2023, Growers Express discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Growers Express determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information from HR records. Recently, Growers Express began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of Birth
- Direct deposit information
- Driver’s license
If you received a breach notification letter from Growers Express, LLC:
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 Growers Express 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Growers Express, 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.