Whole Foods Investigating Credit Hack

Whole Foods is investigating a breach of customer credit information at some of its stores. 

The company said Friday that it "received information regarding unauthorized access of payment card information" at the checkouts of in-store restaurants and bars, known as "taprooms," at a number of its locations. The company did not say how many stores were affected or where they are located. More than 40 Whole Foods stores also serve beer on tap.  

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Whole Foods said that its primary grocery store checkout systems were not affected by the breach, but is urging customers to monitor payment card statements. It is working with a security forensics firm to look into the incident and has contacted law enforcement. 

The company, which was acquired by online retail giant Amazon in June for $13.7 billion, said customers of the e-commerce company will not be impacted by the breach. 

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