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May 8, 2007








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Regulatory Report STAR Service & Parts/Enodis

CALIFORNIA RAISES ICE MAKER STANDARDS
FOR 2008

No more wasting energy, not on the Governator's watch.... [full story]

LIGHTS OUT FOR INCANDESCENT BULBS IN ONTARIO
The invention that shed light on the entire 20th century just doesn't cut it anymore....[full story]

GEORGIA TO STUDY TRANS FAT ISSUE
Yes, the trans fat's in the fire again. Is it hot in here, or is it just us?....
[full story]

FTC REQUESTS KID MARKETING INFO
Marketing restraints that started in the U.K. may well be coming here....
[full story]

OREGON LAWMAKER: DOGS NOT JUST FOR PATIOS
If you've ever caught a whiff of a dog that's been out in a rainstorm, you might disagree with Mr. Clem....[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

MAFSI REPORTS E&S GROWTH SLOWED TO NORMAL IN FIRST QUARTER
Third- and fourth-quarter sales growth was downright zoomy, but gravity might be reasserting itself....[full story]

OPERATOR SALES, TRAFFIC BOUNCE BACK IN MARCH, SAYS NRA
After fluttering near zero forward progress, restaurants regain some momentum....[full story]

MOST PUBLIC E&S COMPANIES DID WELL IN 2006, STUDY SHOWS
Gasoline prices? Pttuuii. Equipment business was good, and supplies business was even better....[full story]

FIRST QUARTER GDP TANKS; CONSUMER SENTIMENT BETTER THAN EXPECTED
GDP numbers were expected weak and came in worse; on the bright side, sentiment was the other way around....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

FCSI CONSULTANT TO OFFER FREE DESIGN HELP AT NRA SHOW
Got layout problems? Get top notch consulting help for free at the show....[full story]

ANGRICK NAMED NEW NAFEM PRESIDENT-ELECT
Paul Angrick rises to president-elect amid some shifting around....
[full story]

KFC, TACO BELL COMPLETE SWITCH TO TRANS FAT-FREE OILS
Think about this: Between the two, about 11,000 restaurants are suddenly using different oils....[full story]

NSF PRESENTING FOOD SAFETY LEADERSHIP AWARDS AT NRA SHOW
Seven individuals will be honored this month....[full story]

MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE TO NAFEM SHOW GAINING MOMENTUM
Ah, the sweet smell of gasoline at dawn, the dew on the seats, the 'do rags and chaps, the call of the road. Already some 20 riders are signed up!....[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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