Ben E. Keith Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ben E. Keith Company, regarding its recent data breach. The Ben E. Keith data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 39,700 individuals.


Ben E. Keith is a food and beverage distributor offering services to businesses in the southern United States. Founded in 1906, Ben E. Keith provides a variety of solutions to restaurants, food and beverage manufacturers, produce companies, butchers, and breweries. Specifically, Ben E. Keith help its clients make connections, increase sales and efficiency, and decrease costs. Included in Ben E. Keith’s portfolio of services are menu development, employee training, food costing and inventory control, design and advertising solutions, marketing and website design, software solutions, uniform production and more. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Ben E. Keith has 12 locations across 7 states and employs more than 5,000 individuals.


On March 14, 2023, Ben E. Keith discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Ben E. Keith determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 3 and March 5, 2023. On October 26, 2023, Ben E. Keith began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Ben E. Keith Company:

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

If you were impacted by the Ben E. Keith 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Ben E. Keith Company;
  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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