Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Performance Food Group, Inc., which does business as PFG, regarding its recent data breach. The PFG data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT PERFORMANCE FOOD GROUP, INC.:
PFG is a distribution company based in Virgina specializing in food and foodservice products. Founded in 1885, PFG has grown into one of the largest foodservice distributors in the North America, serving over 300,000 customer locations across the United States and Canada.2 Delivering to restaurants, schools, healthcare facilities, and other businesses, PFG offers over 125,000 different food and food related products, including, meats, seafood, produce, cheese and dairy, baked goods, spices, beverages, equipment, and various other supplies.3 Headquartered in Richmond, Virgina, PFG has more than 150 locations across the United States and employs over 22,000 individuals.
On June 21, 2023, PFG discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, PFG determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through company email accounts beginning on May 16, 2023. Recently, PFG began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information impacted has not been made publicly available by PFG. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account number
- Credit or debit card number
- Passport number
If you received a breach notification letter from Performance Food Group, Inc.:
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 PFG 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 Performance Food Group, 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.