Yum! tries to quiet rat ruckus

NEW YORK Yum! Brands Inc. has ordered a Taco Bell-KFC combo unit here to close after the "Today" show and other media ran video clips of rats frolicking inside the restaurant.

"We will not allow it to be reopened until it has been sanitized and given a complete clean bill of health," the franchising giant said this afternoon in a statement issued by its KFC holding. The outlet is reportedly franchised to a company called ADF Fifth Operating Corp.

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