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July 1, 2008








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Regulatory Report Enodis

ICC WANTS FEEDBACK AT CONFERENCE
Want some input on model codes that impact your operations? Don't say nobody invited you. ...[full story]

STATES STEPPING IN ON CALORIE POSTING
First it was cities. Now it's entire states—California and New York—getting in on the calorie-posting haggle. ...[full story]

BLOOMINGTON, IND., PUTS TEETH IN FIRE CODE
The requirements don't really change much, but the inspection process does—and the new fines are doozies. ...[full story]

TWO MORE CITIES EYE GREASE-TRAP LAWS
Willmar, Minn., and Stantonsburg, N.C., won't stand for FOG in their water. ...[full story]

ROCKLAND, N.Y., TACKLES LADIES-ROOM SHORTAGES
Sometimes "equal" isn't really equal. ...[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

TECHNOMIC FORESEES SOFT FOODSERVICE MARKET
Where should we start? The consumer sentiment? Disposable personal income? Gasoline? ...[full story]

FOOD-PRICE INCREASES TO CONTINUE
The corn thing was a mess anyway. And now the floods. ...[full story]

EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT FOR FER'S PRESIDENT'S PREVIEW FORECAST SEMINAR EXTENDED
The price of everything else is going up. We figured we'd hold the line on the discount just a few more days. ...[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

ALI ACQUIRES BEVERAGE-AIR
Ali S.p.A., Milan, Italy, has acquired refrigerator manufacturer Beverage-Air from Carrier Commercial Refrigeration. ...[full story]

HUPFER INDUSTRIES OPENS U.S. OFFICE
German foodservice equipment manufacturer Hupfer Industries has set up shop in Mooresville, N.C. ...[full story]

LAST CALL FOR FAME, FORTUNE!
Attention, smallwares and tabletop suppliers! ...[full story]

RESTAURANTS TEST 'FRY POWER' TO SAVE ELECTRICITY
Are you gonna eat that? Or can we put it in the generator? ...[full story]

RETROFITS EXTEND DRY TOWN'S WATER SUPPLY
Orme, the small Tennessee town that ran bone dry last year, is finally feeling flush again. ...[full story]

MANITOWOC WINS ONE-BID ENODIS AUCTION
After much back-and-forth, Manitowoc wins a one-shot, sudden-death shootout. ...[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, chief editor

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