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February 13, 2007








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Regulatory Report STAR Service & Parts/Enodis

HOW MANY CALIFORNIANS DOES IT TAKE TO CHANGE A LIGHTBULB?
However many the legislators say. A proposed ban on incandescent bulbs will shed some light. Maybe....[full story]

WORCESTER SEES THROUGH THE FOG, FOR NOW
If you've been following this story, you know the call went out to Kerry and Kennedy. It was answered by plumbers and gas fitters....[full story]

HAMILTON, ONTARIO, MAY REQUIRE FOOD SAFETY TRAINING
Food safety training marches onward, and Hamilton is considering its next move....[full story]

CHICAGO FOIE GRAS BAN SO MUCH CHOPPED LIVER
A city of tough jakes—think guys like Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Dennis Farina, Dennis Franz—has its own way of dealing wit a ban such as dis one....[full story]

Economic Report HOFEX 2007

STRONG 4Q E&S SALES HINT AT POSSIBLE SLOWER 1Q, MAFSI FINDS
MAFSI's Business Barometer scores high in the fourth quarter....[full story]

JUMP IN TRAFFIC, SAME-STORE SALES, DRIVES NRA INDEX HIGHER
The current state of affairs gets high marks, but future expectations weren't so rosey....[full story]

FORECAST FOR ENERGY PRICES REVISED DOWNWARD
With crude oil prices easing, at least for the moment, and consumers feeling relieved, let's eat....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

NRA, NRAEF TO HONOR FIVE FOR INDUSTRY EDUCATION
Farquharson, Funk, Kizer, Shore and Washington named honorees....
[full story]

ENODIS OPENS NEW FACILITIES IN CHINA
Working with the environment, instead of against it, can work out. ASHRAE offers some tips....[full story]

ASHRAE OFFERS GUIDE TO GREEN BUILDING DESIGN, OPERATION
A new booklet can show you how to divert dollars from your cost lines to your bottom lines....[full story]

TACO JOHN'S WINS FOOD SAFETY AWARD
Amid some dark news lately, Taco John's sees light, too....[full story]

PRIVATE SECTOR TOPS EPA'S GREEN POWER LIST
For the first time ever, a corporation beats out government agencies for the top spot. And some foodservice names score well, too....[full story]




FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
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covers key regulatory, economic and general foodservice industry news with a special emphasis
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This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; Brian Ward, chief editor;
Janice Cha, senior editor; Jennifer Hicks, executive editor; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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