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October 9, 2007








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Regulatory Report Enodis

IN SAN FRANCISCO OCT. 23?
BAAQMD's having a public hearing on changes to cooking-equipment exhaust rules. Be there. ...[full story]

NORTH CAROLINA CHANGES INSPECTION FREQUENCY
No threat, no problem. If your menu lends itself to safety issues, you'll see inspectors more often. ...[full story]

LOCALES SAY YOU CAN'T JUST FLUSH WATER DOWN TOILET
Like 1.6-gal. flushes? A new 1.3-gal. version might be coming. ...[full story]

L.A. WANTS TO FIGHT FAT WITH WAR ON FAST FOOD
An L.A. pol says fast food is targeting lower-income neighborhoods and wants a moratorium. Talk about taking the bull by the tail. ...[full story]

BETTER SIT DOWN, HAVE A DRINK TO HEAR THIS
Restaurant patrons in Saskatchewan, Canada, still have to sit down to have a drink. They have to eat, too. ...[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

TECHNOMIC FORECASTS OPERATOR SALES GROWTH TO SLOW ONLY SLIGHTLY
The future's uncertain, but the end is hardly near for operators in 2008. ...[full story]

OUTLOOK IMPROVES FOR STAINLESS BUT NOT OTHER KEY MATERIALS
Yes, stainless seemingly has peaked. Now it's leveling off somewhere in mid-stratosphere. ...[full story]

JUMP IN SALES, TRAFFIC PUSHES NRA'S AUGUST INDEX HIGHER
Job and housing markets are driving people to eat. ...[full story]

Industry Report FHV2007

CLEVELAND RANGE BUYS JC PARDO
Cleveland expands further into the volume production business. ...[full story]

CEC ADDS EFFICIENCY CERTIFICATION GUIDE TO WEB
What are the standards, and how do manufacturers apply for certification? Here's the place to find out. ...[full story]

NYC 'BOOT CAMP' TEACHES RESTAURATEURS HOW TO GET STARTED
The city's new program marches you straight through the tough parts of permits, inspections and various authorizations. ...[full story]

COMPANY USES EX-COPS TO NAB GREASE THIEVES
Who wants to steal grease in the middle of the night? Grease rustlers. More and more of 'em. ...[full story]




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This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward.

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