The meat scandal in Europe touches Yum Brands (YUM -0.5%) after the company is forced to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The meat scandal in Europe touches Yum Brands (YUM -0.5%) after the company is forced to disclose to the Food Standards Agency in the U.K. that it found supplier samples for Taco Bell which tested positive for horsemeat. The timing isn't great after the company already saw its financial results rocked by a chicken contamination issue in China. Execs say Yum Brands has discontinued buying from the supplier in question.