Orchard Foods Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Orchard, LLC, which does business as Orchard Foods, regarding its recent data breach. The Orchard Foods data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of employees.


Orchard Foods is a locally owned and operated franchisee of Taco Bell, KFC, and Jersey Mike’s restaurants in Washington. Starting as a franchisee of a single Taco Bell in 1989, Orchard Foods grew to acquire KFC and Jersey Mike’s locations in 1998 and 2020, respectively. Today, Orchard Foods owns and operates 15 stores throughout Western Washington, with half a dozen more currently in development. Headquartered in Silverdale, Washington, Orchard Foods employs over 50 individuals.


On November 30, 2023, Orchard Foods was informed that its payroll processing provider, Paycor, experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Paycor determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer file sharing software, which Paycor uses, on or about May 30, 2023. On December 16, 2023, Orchard Foods began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth

If you are an employee of or have received a breach notification letter from Orchard, LLC d/b/a Orchard 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Orchard Foods 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 Orchard, LLC d/b/a Orchard Foods:
  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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