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July 17, 2007








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Regulatory Report Enodis

USGBC BOOSTS LEED STANDARDS 14%
Improvement of the breed: LEED...or get out of the way.....[full story]

CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA GROWERS TO BE INSPECTED
With a lot of stuff rolling downhill, California goes with voluntary inspections while Florida opts for mandatory....[full story]

MILWAUKEE PUTS INSPECTION RESULTS ON WEB
Add another major city to the growing list....[full story]

BAKERSFIELD RESTAURANTS GETTING ABC'S FROM COUNTY
Kern County, Calif., is going with letter grades for health inspections. And no, nothing below a C is open for business....[full story]

MORE SMOKING BANS IN EFFECT OR CONSIDERED
Yes, smoking bans are so yesterday. But we still write up some of 'em—especially where big populations are involved....[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

TIME RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER FOR FER'S PRESIDENT'S PREVIEW FORECAST MEETING
Well, smart pants, you missed the early bird discount. Don't miss the whole meeting....[full story]

STAINLESS PRICES RISE MIND-BOGGLING 25% IN SECOND QUARTER
We literally gasped when we saw the latest numbers.....[full story]

NRA'S PERFORMANCE INDEX FLAT DURING MAY
Meandering might be the term for the National Restaurant Association's monthly Restaurant Performance Index during May....[full story]

PESKY GAS PRICES DEPRESS CONSUMERS; BLUE CHIP GDP FORECAST UNCHANGED
Consumer sentiment coasts down as gasoline gets more precious....
[full story]

Industry Report FER E&S Market Forecast Meetings

PG&E OFFERS CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSETS
Care to set aside a little extra for developing non-carbon energy?....
[full story]

McD'S TO USE NEW NETWORK TO SAVE ENERGY
If YOU spent a billion a year on energy, YOU'd be all over it too....
[full story]

IAFP SCHEDULES 3RD EU FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE
October18—19, 2007. Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center. Rome. Be there.....[full story]

EPA WANTS YOU TO SAVE WATER— HERE'S HOW
Check out this new Web site....[full story]

U.K. McD'S TO RUN TRUCKS ON FRYER FAT
There's a joke in here somewhere: What do McDonald's U.K. trucks have in common with Willie Nelson's tour bus? ....[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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