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KFC blasted by China for 'causing unnecessary food waste' - Erie News Now

KFC blasted by China for 'causing unnecessary food waste' - Erie News Now
By Michelle Toh and CNN's Beijing bureau, CNN Business

By Michelle Toh and CNN's Beijing bureau, CNN Business KFC is being accused of causing food waste in China amid recent concerns about food security.This is clearly "causing unnecessary food waste due to overbuying," it added in its statement, noting that China last year rolled out new measures to prevent food waste and urged companies to help out.Few issues are more important to Beijing than food security.In China, the chain is owned by Yum China, a US and Hong Kong-listed Chinese company that also runs Taco Bell and Pizza Hut in the mainland.

" Yum China did not immediately respond to a request for comment.The fast food chain came under fire Wednesday from Chinese state media and a national consumer watchdog overseen by the government.

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