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McDonald's And KFC Bought Rotten Meat In China: Report

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detain...

10 Companies With The Least Valuable Workers

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the million...

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least

24/7 Wall Street | Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages ...

How Yum! Brands' Low-Wage Model Costs the Rest of Us

David Callahan | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
David Callahan

The wages paid by Yum! Brands are everyone's business. When the second-largest private employer in the country underpays its workers, all taxpayers end up picking up the tab.

Heed the Oracle of Kentucky (aka YUM! Brands CEO David Novak)

Shani Magosky | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Shani Magosky

I recently had the privilege of listening to a speech delivered by David C. Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands Inc ("Yum"). As I listened to him share many of his own personal experiences, successes, and failures, I found inspiration on many levels.

The Greatest Day In Chicken History?

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken. The fast-food chain...

Catherine New

Burger Chain Fattens Up The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Hollywood hamburger chain Fatburger has a devoted following for its made-to-order American fare, like hand-battered onion rings and sandwi...

Global Domination: The 10 Top Fast Food Chains Around The World

Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

When traveling outside the U.S., you're likely to see some ancient sites, unfamiliar buildings, exciting cuisine, interesting museums and ... McDonald...

KFC Suffers Huge Loss

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Yum Brands Inc. said Monday that its sales in China slid 20 percent in January and February following a food scare over its chicken suppli...

How The Double Down Went Global

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

Back in April of 2010, the media was fast to descend on KFC's Double Down following the sandwich's debut in U.S. stores. Gleeful attacks on the bunles...

KFC Parent Makes Big Move After Chicken Scare

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

BEIJING, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc said on Monday it will stop using more than 1,000 slaughterhouses in China as it moves to...

Taco Bell Sells Insane Number Of Doritos Locos Tacos

Posted 02.06.2013 | Food

We've known for some time that Taco Bell's Doritos Locos tacos were popular -- they became the most popular item in Taco Bell history back in June. Bu...

KFC's Big Loss

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Yum Brands warned Monday that it expects its profit for the year to decline as the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell continue...

The REAL Taco Bell Super Bowl Commercial

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

Apparently there's something about tacos that brings out the flasher in us -- no matter how old we are. You'll have to watch Taco Bell's new Super Bow...

KFC Parent Apologizes To Customers

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | Food

* Yum apologises for inspection shortcomings, lack of transparency * Yum gets more than half of total revenue from China ...

KFC China Tries To Regain Reputation After Food Safety Scares

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Food

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 (Reuters) - KFC parent Yum Brands Inc said it had stopped using chicken from sup...

'The Runway For (Doritos Locos Tacos) Is Massive'

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- KFC and Pizza Hut may face some challenges amid the economic slowdown in China, but Taco Bell's changing menu in the U.S. is giving Wall S...

Pizza Hut Is Making A... Perfume?

Posted 12.04.2012 | Food

Pizza Hut is releasing a perfume. This is not a joke. Well -- it's not a joke anymore. We could certainly make lots of jokes about it if we were s...

New Taco Bell Locations To Glow In Dark, Cost Less To Build

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.01.2012 | Food

Like Jon Bon Jovi and Tom Cruise, Taco Bell turned 50 this year. And like Jon Bon Jovi and Tom Cruise, Taco Bell does not intend to start looking its ...

Nine Big Companies That Love Food Stamps

Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

Food stamps help millions of Americans feed themselves and their families, but they also help major companies boost their bottom lines. Kraft’s ...

KFC, Please Stop Trashing Our Rainforests?

Andrew Dudley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Andrew Dudley

As the arch rivals Notre Dame and Navy battled it out at the Emerald Isle Classic, I ran out on the pitch wearing a T-shirt with "KFC - STOP Deforestation" and scored a touchdown before being escorted away by security at the packed out Aviva stadium.

Time To Raise The Minimum Wage: Report

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

Contrary to what many people believe, most low-wage workers aren't employed by small businesses or mom-and-pop operations, but instead by large corpor...

Doritos Tacos Ease Yum Brand's China Heartburn

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 07.19.2012 | Food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum Brands Inc. was spared more heartburn from a rare profit setback in China thanks in part to Taco Bell's new take on the taco. ...

Message to Fast Food Titan KFC/Yum: Yuck!

Robert J. Cabin | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Robert J. Cabin

My buddies and I at the Dogwood Alliance, a North Carolina forest protection non-profit, decided the time had come to speak truth to the One Percenters, so we drove to Louisville, Kentucky, to crash Yum's annual shareholder meeting.

KFC Ordered To Pay $8.3 Million For Salmonella Poisoning

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | Food

SYDNEY, April 27 (Reuters) - Fast-food chain KFC has been ordered to pay A$8 million ($8.3 million) in damages to the family of an Australian girl w...