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September 22, 2009








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Regulatory Report Manitowoc Foodservice

IAPMO WANTS FEEDBACK ON GREEN CODES
Donít let your chance to speak your mind get flushed. ...[full story]

CONGRESS WORKS MENU LABELING INTO HEALTHCARE BILLS
Just as a federal calorie-labeling proposal comes into sharper focus, a whole 'nuther project blurs the topic again. ...[full story]

DHHS PUTS NEW FOOD-SAFETY SITE ON WEB
The Department of Health and Human Services puts up a one-stop Web shop for food-safety info. ...[full story]

CITY TAKES CALORIE COUNTING OFF TABLE IF HEALTHIER MENUS PUT ON
San Antonio says labeling might not be needed if operators voluntarily clean up their menu items. ...[full story]

CEC POSTS NEW LIGHTING CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Now you can see exactly how the new CEC standards will benefit you. ...[full story]

Economic Report MUFES 2010

By Robin Ashton

GDP FORECASTS IMPROVE, BUT NOT INCOME, SPENDING

Economists project stronger output, but jobs and paychecks, not so much. ...[full story]

MENU PRICES CONTINUE TO CREEP UP, AS DO CONSUMER, PRODUCER PRICES
The underpinnings might be firming up. ...[full story]

MILLS, BUYERS CONTINUE TO SPAR OVER METALS PRICES
The steel mills keep trying to raise prices. But buyers ainít buying it. ...
[full story]

REGISTER NOW FOR FERíS E&S MARKET FORECAST WEBINAR NOV. 4
Think of it as radar for your business. ...[full story]

Industry Report HOTELEX 2010

INTERNATIONAL COLD STORAGE ACQUIRED BY RAINEY ROAD
Carrier sells the walk-in maker. ...[full story]

CARLíS JR. OPENS IN SHANGHAI
Aggressive plans call for doubling international locations over the next five years. ...[full story]

IFMA SEEKS SILVER PLATE HONOREES
Whoís really good? IFMA wants to know. ...[full story]

NEW OFFICERS TAKE HELM AT NRA
Gibbons, Smith, Mallet assume top posts. ...[full story]

TAKE FIVE FOR FOOD SAFETY MONTH
Five keys to food safety, and five weeks in September. This should work. ...
[full story]

SMASHBURGER: GETTING BIG IN TEXAS
Texas is already the biggest market for Smashburger, and itís ready to get even bigger. ...[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; Jan Sellers Ashton, contributing editor. Edited by Ward.

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