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January 25, 2005








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Economic Report

CONNECTICUT OPERATORS BRISTLE AT PROPOSED FOG REGS
Onward through the FOG, as ops jab with the state’s water bureau over costly regulation of fats, oils and grease.... [full story]

HOUSTON, WE’VE GOT HANDHELDS
Soon Houston’s health inspectors will show up armed with the latest gadgetry for logging and looking up everything...[full story]

WATER WORLD? NOT ANYMORE, REPORT SAYS
A report from the Pacific Institute measures just how much dirty hot water we’re in....[full story]

SURFING FOR FOOD SAFETY, PART 1
Your intrepid Fortnightly reporters come across a lot of food safety training Web sites. Here’s some....[full story]

SOCAL GAS FUELS SEMINAR SERIES
Food regulations, preventive maintenance, ventilation and energy management headline in the utility’s 2005 series....[full story]

Economic Report Sponsored by Atlas Metal Industries Inc.

BLUE CHIP I:
ECONOMISTS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2005
"Another pretty good year," the experts say....[full story]

BLUE CHIP II:
CONSENSUS TAKES FIRST GANDER AT 2006, SEES CONTINUED U.S. GROWTH
Economists foresee slightly slower growth next year, but still good growth...[full story]

BLUE CHIP III:
GROWTH SLOWS IN EUROPE, WILL MODERATE IN ASIA
Major European economies struggled late in 2004....[full story]

Industry Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

MCDONALD’S MOURNS BELL
Charlie Bell, former president and CEO, lost his battle with cancer January 16....[full story]

FER TO SPONSOR NEW DEALER, INDUSTRY SERVICE AWARDS
There’s nothing like showing appreciation for a job well done....[full story]

READY, SET ... GO TO THE NAFEM SHOW
Quit admiring yourself in the mirror and get registered....[full story]

ONE BIG ARBY’S FAMILY? STAY TUNED...
Yup, Triarc and RTM are indeed having the rumored discussions....[full story]

SAVE THE DATE, DATE, DATE, DATE. ...
It’s here! It’s big! It’s online! And you can use it to plan your fast-paced and glamorous foodservice lifestyle!...[full story]

CLARK NATIONAL EXPANDS INTO SOUTH FLORIDA
Can a broadliner from Illinois find happiness with an equipment and supplies dealer from Florida?...[full story]

MAFSI ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS, 2005 OFFICERS
Honors and appointments announced at the association’s meeting in Miami....[full story]





FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
(publishers of Foodservice Equipment Reports),
covers key regulatory, economic and general foodservice industry news with a special emphasis
on issues impacting the equipment and supplies industry.
Questions or comments? Please send them to bward@fermag.com.
This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher;
Janice Cha, senior editor; Allison Clark, associate editor; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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