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Some days, a story just screams to be on television. I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes, stories get on the air just because the pictures are compelling, but this morning’s rat rampage at a New York City Taco Bell/KFC was the perfect TV story in every way.
News video showing about a dozen rats running around a KFC-Taco Bell restaurant in Greenwich Village was widely disseminated Friday on TV stations and the Internet.
Fast-food company Yum Brands reported a 2.6% rise in quarterly earnings on Monday as a lower tax rate and strong profit growth in China offset fallout from an E. coli outbreak at some Taco Bell restaurants in the U.S.. .
Fast-food chain Burger King Holdings said it started testing in its restaurants several trans-fat free cooking oils and plans to roll one out nationwide in late 2008.
In an exclusive interview on CNBC, Taco Bell President Greg Creed said the company has taken appropriate steps to make sure its food is safe by switching produce suppliers in the Northeast.
Taco Bell President Greg Creed appeared on “Squawk on the Street” with Mark Haines and Melissa Lee this morning. He was touting new evidence from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration that shows the culprit in the latest e. coli outbreak was the lettuce supply and not the suspected green onions.
Onions probably didn't cause the E. coli outbreak linked to Taco Bell, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, as the fast-food chain launched a media campaign to persuade customers its food is safe.
An investigation of an E. Coli outbreak at Yum Brands' Taco Bell restaurants continued after federal health officials could not confirm green onions as the source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 64 people who ate at the restaurant chain.
Today, Taco Bell is assuring the public that their food is safe. But, are they doing enough to ease customer worries? On "Power Lunch," CNBC's Sue Herera scored the company’s damage control efforts with two leading experts in crisis management - Robert Dilenschneider, Chairman and Founder of the Deilenschneider Group. And Eric Dezenhall, President of Dezenhall resources.
In an effort to stave off waning consumer confidence in fresh fruits and vegetables--some of the major produce industry groups are calling for more government regulation. Rosa DeLauro is a Democratic Congresswoman from Connecticut and ranking member of the House Appropriations Agriculture Sub-Committee....
California's farming industry is girding for another potential black eye after a second outbreak this year of a potentially deadly E. coli strain linked to its crops.
Yum! Brands shares fell after an analyst downgraded the stock due to concerns about slowing sales momentum in the United States and difficult upcoming sales comparisons at KFC and Taco Bell.
Stocks fell after trading in a narrow range all day while investors waited for Friday’s jobs report, the last key economic indicator before next week's Federal Reserve meeting.
New Jersey health officials addressing an E.coli outbreak on Wednesday asked Taco Bell restaurants in the state to throw out all their food and better train workers in hygiene and food handling.
Taco Bell ordered scallions removed from its 5,800 U.S. restaurants Wednesday after tests suggested they may be responsible for the E. coli outbreak that has sickened nearly four dozen people in three states.
From Here To There And Back Again: From time to time, we at the Breaking News Desk will be letting you in on some of our dirty little secrets. Remember, in the end, it’s all about how the sausage tastes, not how it was made! Case in point: each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Energy Department releases its weekly inventory numbers for oil, gasoline, and distillates.
Taco Bell has voluntarily removed green onions from all 5,800 of its U.S. restaurants after three samples were found to be "presumptive positive" for E. coli bacteria.
Taco Bell closed nine restaurants in New York and New Jersey after a suspected outbreak of E. coli bacteria may have sickened more than 50 people in three states.
Fears about food safety in the U.S. are once again front and center. Taco Bell (owned by Yum! Brands) says its eight restaurants on Long Island, New York re-opened today following an outbreak of E-Coli bacteria. The company had voluntarily closed the restaurants for a day. Health authorities have not yet determined the cause of the outbreak--which may have sickened as many as 3 dozen people.
Out of the frying pan: Today’s ban of trans-fats by New York City’s Board of Health was a perfect example of just how tension-filled the breaking news process can be. Producer Carol Berman kept us apprised via Blackberry of the agenda, and told us as soon as the vote to approve the ban passed.