The acting director of Louisville’s health department says he concerned that allowing certain food stamp recipients to use the vouchers at fast food restaurants could send a mixed message about nutrition. Louisville-based Yum! Brands has been lobbying the Beshear administration to authorize food stamp use at restaurants by the disabled, elderly and homeless.
The Fortune 500 company purchased the two chains in 2002, and is now looking for buyers. Yum officials say the sale is necessary as Yum focuses on expanding its KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell chains domestically and internationally, specifically in China.
The project is aimed at teaching children how learn about diversity by building gardens with plants from different countries
By Rick Howlett The Louisville Arena Authority has lined up more sponsorships for the new facility at Second and Main Streets. Officials announced Monday that partnerships have been signed with Woodford Reserve bourbon, Kentucky Ale, OfficeWare, E.ON U.S, Klosterman Bakery and JBS Swift. Woodford Reserve and Kentucky Ale will have their names attached to a… Continue reading Six More Arena Sponsors Announced
Yum Brands is selling off many of its company-owned restaurants to franchisees and that sell-off means hundreds of jobs will be lost at its Louisville headquarters. Yum is one of Louisville’s largest employers. The company announced today that it would eliminate ‘several hundred’ white-collar positions, but wouldn’t say exactly how many. Senior Vice President Jonathan… Continue reading Yum! Cuts 'Several Hundred' Louisville Jobs