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June 16, 2009








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Regulatory Report Manitowoc Foodservice

SOCAL SETTING NEW CHARBROILER RULES
South Coast Air Quality Management District needs your input on amendments that would change the charbroiler effluent standard. ...
[full story]

FOOD-SAFETY BILL FOMENTS FOOD FIGHT IN D.C
Everybody likes food safety. Regulation, not so much. Especially if it costs money. ...[full story]

LEGISLATORS ADD WATER TO CLEAN-ENERGY MIX
Water finally is getting elevated to the level of, say, energy. Sort of. ...
[full story]

MAUI MOVES TO MAKE CLAMSHELLS AS SCARCE AS CLAMS
Say, brother, you donít need that foam packaging. ...[full story]

CALORIE COUNTS ON MENU IN OREGON; CONNECTICUT NEXT?
If we drag our feet a little longer, every state and town will have its own labeling requirements before the federal one gets done. ...[full story]

KENTUCKY TO UPDATE 30-YEAR-OLD FOOD CODE
Itís been a while coming, but itís coming now. ...[full story]

Economic Report FETCO Corp.

By Robin Ashton

MOST ECONOMISTS THINK WORST IS OVER BUT RECOVERY WILL BE SLOW

It wonít be a V-shaped recession, as theyíve been saying. ...[full story]

MENU-PRICE INCREASES OFFSETTING FALLING TRAFFIC
Even as food prices and traffic were declining, menu prices went up. ...
[full story]

FOOD, ENERGY PRICES EDGE UP; MOST METALS PRICES STILL BOTTOMING
Food mightíve bottomed. Energy has for sure. ...[full story]

TIMES ARE TOUGH! TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EARLY-BIRD DEAL ON FERíS PRESIDENTíS PREVIEW FORECAST SEMINAR
When you first started playing chess, did you ask to learn how the various pieces moved, or did you wing it? ...[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

ELEVATION BURGER SPREADING WINGS
Okay, we admit a burger with wings is a mythological kind of image. But this burger concept is definitely taking off. ...[full story]

P.F. CHANGíS EXPANDS TO MEXICO
Yes, an Asian-food concept, based in America, expanding in Mexico. Whatís your point? ...[full story]

JOIN FER ON NEW FACEBOOK, LINKEDIN PAGES
Ever wished you had some handy way to commune with all your industry peeps? ...[full story]

INDUSTRY MOURNS BRINKER FOUNDERíS LOSS
A true industry icon, Norman Brinker, has left us. ...[full story]

EXCELLíS FLORES PASSES
Industry veteran James Flores, v.p. of Excell Marketing & Procurement Group, died April 30. ...[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; Mike Sherer, senior contributing editor;
Jan Sellers Ashton, contributing editor. Edited by Ward.

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