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March 11, 2008








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Regulatory Report Enodis

BOSTON TO WEIGH TRANS FAT BAN THIS WEEK
The home of the Boston Tea Party considers tossing trans fats. ...
[full story]

FORGET TRANS FAT; CALORIES ARE THE NEW TOBACCO
Calories aren't inherently bad. They're just bad when they're piled up on your skeleton. But a lot of places want warning signs everywhere about them.. ...[full story]

ICC WRAPS UP LATEST CODE DEVELOPMENT CYCLE
Check out the latest changes from the Int'l. Code Council. ...
[full story]

MIAMI BEACH MAY LIMIT RESTAURANT SEATING
When restaurants overpower the hotels they're located in, local officials decide it's time to step in. ...[full story]

FORGET TRANS FAT, CALORIES; TOBACCO IS STILL TOBACCO
Smoking bans aren't the trendy topic they once were. But they're still spreading like a brushfire. ...[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

PUBLIC E&S COMPANIES POST STRONG GROWTH IN FOURTH QUARTER
The future is looking edgy, but the past year was a strong one. ...[full story]

NRA'S PERFORMANCE INDEX NUDGES UPWARD, EXPECTATIONS RISE
Still negative. But less negative than last month. ...[full story]

SOARING COMMODITY PRICES RAISE FEARS OF STAGFLATION
Food, energy and all kinds of commodities prices are rising even as demand dips. Not a good combo. ...[full story]

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE DROPS TO RECESSION LEVELS
And this was even before the latest jobs report. ...[full story]

FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT REPORTS REVISED 2008 E&S MARKET FORECAST AVAILABLE
Better to light a $249 candle than curse the darkness. ...[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

NAFEM ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, DIRECTORS
Seven big industry names assume new roles. ...[full story]

FIA SEMINAR TO FOCUS ON FIGHTING COMMODITIZATION
Foodservice Institute of America will tackle a growing problem May 1. ...
[full story]

STERILOX HONORED WITH NSF FOOD SAFETY AWARD
Sterilox Food Safety Systems, Malvern, Pa., hauls down the award in the Equipment Design category. ...[full story]

DUNKIN' DONUTS COMPLETES OVEN ROLLOUT
The rollout of high-speed oven supporting the pizzas and flatbread sandwiches nears completion. ...[full story]

NSF NAMES TONG TO HEAD FOOD SAFETY DIVISION
Jennifer Tong moves to NSF. ...[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.

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This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; Brian Ward,
chief editor; Mike Sherer, senior contributing editor. Edited by Brian Ward.

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