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October 6, 2009








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Regulatory Report Manitowoc Foodservice

STRONG SHOWING NEEDED AT ICC CODE HEARINGS NEXT MONTH
Changes to questionable ventilation rules could save you a tonóIF operators show up to present their views. ...[full story]

WATER STARTING TO GET ATTENTION OF CONGRESS
Water used to be, well, common as water. Now suddenly thereís a flood of legislative interest. ...[full story]

MARYLAND TOWN WANTS PROS TO INSTALL GAS EQUIPMENT
People getting themselves blown up create a certain impetus for change. ...[full story]

CULPEPER TO CHARGE FEES FOR NEW FOG LICENSES
Culpeper, Va., is raising money to fight FOG. ...[full story]

GROUP DEFINES GREEN SPECS FOR DISPOSABLES
How green is green? Right hereís your green. ...[full story]

Economic Report MUFES 2010

By Robin Ashton

TECHNOMIC FORECASTS ANOTHER DOWN YEAR FOR FOODSERVICE

Next year wonít likely climb into positive territory. But it wonít be as down as this one. ...[full story]

A BIT OF HOPE PEEKS OUT FROM NRA PERFORMANCE INDEX
The current measures are nothing to write home about. But operators express optimism looking ahead. ...[full story]

GET YOUR SEAT FOR FERís E&S MARKET FORECAST WEBINAR NOV. 4
You probably have a general grasp of the situation. Do you think filling in some details would help? ...[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

CECILWARE BUYS GRINDMASTER
The new entity will be known as Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp. ...[full story]

BURGER KING OPENS RECORD NUMBER OF OVERSEAS STORES
Yes, it was a whopper of a year at Burger King. ...[full story]

TURKEY TO GAIN 25 KRISPY KREME STORES
Krispy Kreme is, dare we say it, Istanbullish on Turkey. ...[full story]

HFM, ASHFSA FINALIZE CONSOLIDATION
The merger of the healthcare industryís two major associations was completed recently. ...[full story]

NRA HONORS OPS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
BJís Restaurants, Common Man Family of Restaurants, Madamís Organ and Rodís Steak & Seafood get recognized for making the planet a better place. ...[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; Mike Sherer, senior contributing editor; Jan Sellers Ashton, contributing editor. Edited by Ward.

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