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July 15, 2008








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Regulatory Report Lincoln Foodservice Products/Enodis

EPA MIGHT REDUCE BIO-FUELS MANDATE
With U.S. food prices climbing like Blue Angels in a fleur de lis, the government might be coming around on food-for-fuel market dynamics. ...[full story]

CITY TO RETHINK DRIVE-THROUGH NOISE LIMITS
With restaurants staying open later, Clawson, Mich., questions drive-through squawk volume. ...[full story]

DOJ SEEKS COMMENT ON ADA CHANGES
Here we go again. ...[full story]

SEATTLE MAYOR WANTS MORE SIDEWALK SEATING
Yes, the mayor himself thinks outdoor seating shouldn't be so darned hard to find. ...[full story]

BOSTON OPS MIGHT GET CHEAPER ENERGY
Don't get smaaht with Bahston. The city itself unveils a plan to get better rates for restaurants and other small businesses. ...[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

ALMOST-LAST-CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR FER'S PRESIDENT'S PREVIEW FORECAST SEMINAR
Yes, this just in from our print sister-publication's Shameless Self-Promotion Department. But we happen to agree. ...
[full story]

IN A SOFT ECONOMY, SHOULDN'T MATERIALS PRICES SOFTEN?
Raw-materials prices are rising at a 14% clip this year. Which is better than last year's 18%. But the details might be less cheery. ...[full story]

NRA PERFORMANCE INDEX CREEPS BACK, BUT EXPECTATIONS HIT NEW LOW
Rays of light aren't enough to spook the vampires. ...[full story]

MACRO FORECASTS PUSH PAIN WELL OUT INTO 2009
Some of the slowing might be, uh, late getting here. ...[full story]

Industry Report FER E&S Market Forecast Meeting

DOOBIES TO PLAY NAFEM ALL-INDUSTRY GALA
Fire up the lava lamp and get ready for "Long Train Runnin'," "Black Water" and "South City Midnight Lady." ...[full story]

STARBUCKS NIPS 'N TUCKS—SIGN OF TIMES?
Starbucks is trimming about 5% of its domestic locations. ...
[full story]

ARBY'S DEVELOPMENT DEALS MEAN 35 NEW STORES
On top of other growth figures, new contracts add 35 more new locations. ...[full story]

EL POLLO LOCO HONORED FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
El Pollo Loco (The Crazy Chicken) apparently is crazy like a fox where energy is concerned. ...[full story]




FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
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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. Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor

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