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August 9, 2005








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Regulatory Report APW Wyott Innovations

CHICAGO'S VENTILATION CODE GOING NOWHERE FAST
The City of Chicago's got a few problems these days, and one of them is foodservice consultant and publisher George Zawacki....[full story]

DALLAS RESTAURANTS GET NEW FOOD CODE
If you're running foodservice ops in Dallas, hang on. This is a different bull, and the chute has just opened....[full story]

FINAL DRAFT OF ISO SAFETY STANDARD IN REVIEW
ISO is hoping to make your job—serving safe food—a little easier....
[full story]

PALM BEACH CONSIDERS GRADING RESTAURANTS
Well-heeled Palm Beach County, Fla., is thinking about holding operators' feet to the fire over inspection results....[full story]

ALBERTA DROPS PERMIT REQUIREMENT FOR YOUNG WORKERS
If you employ younger workers in Alberta, Canada, you'll have one less set of papers to deal with....[full story]

Economic Report Drive To Survive Charity Golf Event

MAFSI BAROMETER RISES NEARLY 3% IN SECOND QUARTER
Sales for equipment, supplies and furnishings lines rose 2.9% in the second quarter of 2005 over year-earlier levels....[full story]

TRAFFIC, SALES SHOW MODERATE GAIN IN SECOND QUARTER, NPD REPORTS
Restaurant traffic and sales growth is positive again, but moderating....
[full story]

NRA'S PERFORMANCE INDEX BOASTS MODERATE GAIN
Same-store sales, traffic and capital expenditures all pumped up the Index in June....[full story]

PUBLISHER'S NOTE ON 2005 FORECAST REVISION
Awaiting the September release of NAFEM's "Size & Shape of the Industry" data ....[full story]

Industry Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

HOT E-SEMINAR ON CUTTING VENTILATION COSTS—TOMORROW
Scrap tomorrow morning's agenda. This virtual seminar at www.upyourstack.com will be worth way more money to you than whatever else you were going to do.... [full story]

AGA BUYS STELLAR LINE FROM COLBURNTREAT
A deal that looks like a win-win....[full story]

ALTO-SHAAM LAUNCHES NEW CULINARY CENTER
New, bigger digs will allow training more people....[full story]

MARMON GROUP INSTALLS ALEXANDER-OTTO
Two big names in the fixture and installation businesses team up....
[full story]

M. TUCKER CO. ACQUIRES JACOB LICHT
Two well-known equipment and supplies dealers have joined forces in the Northeast.... [full story]

IFED CALENDAR UPDATE
A meeting coming in October, plus the 2006 schedule.... [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.
Questions or comments? Please send them to bward@fermag.com.
This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; Jennifer Hicks, executive editor;
Janice Cha, senior editor; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor. Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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