Yum report cites plans to reduce sodium, grow green efforts

LOUISVILLE Ky. Yum! Brands Inc. said in its first corporate responsibility report that it is working to reduce the sodium in menu items at the U.S. outlets of its KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands.

News of Yum’s initiative comes as consumer advocacy groups and lawmakers increase their scrutiny of the sodium content in packaged and restaurant foods.

In the report, released Tuesday, Yum indicated that the initiative was prompted by health risks asso

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