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August 22, 2006








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Regulatory Report Franke Foodservice Systems

ENERGY STAR DRAFTS CRITERIA FOR LED LIGHTING
Light Emitting Diodes, those extremely efficient light sources, might soon be getting even more so....[full story]

CSA's FOG STANDARD UNDER TASK FORCE REVIEW
Concerns about foggy phrasing put FOG rules on hold....[full story]

JUNK FAX LAW FINALLY KICKS IN
Not so fast with that fax, fella. The new law, after false starts, took effect Aug. 1....[full story]

SCOTS SHOW BRITS STUBBING OUT BUTTS WON'T HURT BIZ
What's all this fuss about nicotine fits halfway through the bangers and mash?....[full story]

Economic Report Electrolux Professional

FER FORECAST MEETING WILL FOCUS ON HEALTH OF CHANNELS
Is your crystal ball a little foggy? How about your boss? Set aside Oct. 4....
[full story]

CUSTOMER TRAFFIC COUNTS MIXED AS INFLATION HURTS SOME CONCEPTS MORE THAN OTHERS
The "trading down" thing makes sense. But who's "trading up"?....[full story]

BLUE CHIP CONSENSUS TRIMS MACROECONOMIC FORECASTS AGAIN AS INFLATION REPORTS CALM MARKETS
Suddenly core inflation looks like it's cooling....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

MANITOWOC, ENODIS CALL OFF ACQUISITION TALKS
Regulatory hurdles might've gotten in the way....[full story]

FISHER WINS ACEEE ENERGY CHAMPION AWARD
Don Fisher, Fisher-Nickel Inc., wins well-earned recognition....[full story]

NRA, HEALTHY DINING BUILD WEB GUIDE TO BETTER EATING
Several big chains have already signed on....[full story]

ARAMARK AGREES TO PRIVATE BUYOUT
Aramark's CEO leads group in multibillion-dollar deal....[full story]

NRA OPENS 2007 KITCHEN INNOVATIONS AWARDS
Got a hot new equipment/supplies product? The National Restaurant Association is looking....[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; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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