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Taco Bell Appoints New CMO

2007-05-04 Taco Bell Corp. announced that David Ovens has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Taco Bell effective August 6, 2007.

Taco Bell/KFC Multi-Brand Units Switch to Low-Linolenic Soybean Oil

2007-04-30 Yum Brands today announced it has successfully converted 1,400 Taco Bell/KFC multi-brand locations to a low-linolenic soybean cooking oil.

California Farm Sues Taco Bell for Libel

2007-03-23 Boskovich Farms filed a libel lawsuit against Taco Bell with the Orange County Superior Court on March 14.

Taco Bell Tests MasterCard PayPass

2007-03-15 Taco Bell reportedly intends to launch the program at all company-owned stores and offer the option to franchisees.

KFC-Taco Bell Responds to Rat Footage

2007-02-27 Yum! Brands President says company will cooperate with New York City health officials.

Taco Bell Franchisees Can’t Discuss Rat Problem

2007-02-26 Corporate only allows one voice to be heard. But franchisees are not happy.

Rats Found at N.Y. Taco Bell-KFC

2007-02-23 News footage of the rats makes its way to the Internet as Yum Brand shares fall 1 percent.

Yum Brands Ending 'Poison Pill' Plan

2007-02-09 Yum Brands ending shareholders rights, or 'poison pill,' plan to adopt majority election...

Michigan to Join Debate on Trans Fats

2007-02-06 Michigan Rep. Lee Gonzales announces a plan to phase out trans fats by July 2008.

Taco Bell Assures the Public Its Food is Safe

2006-12-14 Despite the E. coli outbreak at various Taco Bell’s in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware on December 3, Taco Bell Corp. believes its food, especially lettuce and cheese, to be safe.