|Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BEIJING — Already China’s biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.
That dramatic growth comes with a big catch: KFC’s quality control is struggling to keep up.
The Louisville, Kentucky-based chain is reeling after a Chinese supplier was accused of selling expired beef and chicken to it, McDonald’s and possibly other restaurant chains. Just 18 months earlier, KFC’s sales plunged in China after a supplier violated rules on drug use in chickens.
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