Data Breach at B&G Foods in January 2023

December 12, 2023


On Sunday, February 5, 2023, B&G Foods became aware of a systems instrusion by "an unauthorized third party that was conducting indiscriminate cyber-attacks on
businesses world-wide". Employee records were accessed between Jan 23 and Feb 7 : name, address, social security number and/or date of birth. "After we shut down the unauthorized access, we implemented additional security measures designed to prevent a recurrence of such an attack and to protect the privacy of B&G Foods’ valued employees and former employees."

Incident Date

January 23, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified


Food & Beverage


IT Privacy