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April 10, 2007








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Regulatory Report Lincoln Foodservice Products Inc./Enodis

N.Y. SENATOR WANTS LETTER GRADES FOR RESTAURANTS
Sometimes people appear to lead when really they're just trying to avoid getting run over by the crowd. This might be one of those times....[full story]

FAIR FRANCHISING LAWS PROPOSED IN KANSAS, TENNESSEE
Fair is good. But these things deserve consideration. One group is already mapping and comparing legal bits....[full story]

R.I. BUSINESSES WANT TO CHANGE FIRE CODE
Rhode Island, which led the rush to tighter fire codes, is having second thoughts....[full story]

TOILET PAPER: WE NEED A LAW FOR THIS?
Really! As if Florida doesn't have other things to think about....[full story]

TRANS FAT DEBATE STILL A WEIGHTY ISSUE IN MANY LOCALES
This trans fat business flared up like grease hitting an open flame. Here's an update on cities, states and counties taking action Plus a Web site to watch....[full story]

Economic Report The NAFEM Show 2007

NRA's FEBRUARY PERFORMANCE INDEX EDGES UP; OUTLOOK GOOD
All the needles stayed close to the center of the gages in February, but operators feel good about prospects....[full story]

CONSUMER SENTIMENT SLIDES TO SIX-MONTH LOW
With gasoline prices bouncing back like superballs, and few pay raises coming, consumers exhale heavily....[full story]

WHEEL OF (PURCHASING) FORTUNE KEEPS SPINNING
Some prices are dropping. But not in foodservice....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

FOOD COMPANIES AMONG ENERGY STAR 2007 WINNERS
McDonald's and Aga among those recognized for energy advances....
[full story]

HOLMAN COOKING EQUIPMENT FOUNDER PASSES
J. Harrison Holman III, pioneer in the modern foodservice era, leaves a legacy....[full story]

FOODSERVICE INDUSTRY MOURNS PACIFICO
Robert Pacifico, FFCSI, brought talent and passion to everything he touched....[full story]

CARL'S JR. FRANCHISEE USES FRY OIL AS BIOFUEL
Why should Willie Nelson's tour bus be the only vehicle burning used fryer oil? ....[full story]

T.G.I. FRIDAY'S BUCKS BIGGER IS BETTER TREND
TGIF takes a swing at teaching customers they don't have to eat until they explode....[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;
Janice Cha, senior editor; Jennifer Hicks, executive editor; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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