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October 18, 2005








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Regulatory Report APW Wyott Innovations

COMMENTS SOUGHT FOR PROPOSED NFPA 96 CHANGE
Now's your chance to sound off about when you should be required to use an exhaust system for cooking....
[full story]

FDA 2005 MODEL FOOD CODE REVISES STANDARDS
Do your store managers know about major food allergens? They'll need to....[full story]

THREE CITIES FEEL THEIR WAY THROUGH FOG ISSUE
El Paso, Texas; Tulsa, Okla.; and Millbrae, Calif. try to get a grip on a slippery issue with new initiatives....[full story]

ICC MANDATES HOOD INTERLOCKS DESPITE FOODSERVICE PROTESTS
You win some; you lose some. This one will cost....[full story]

MANAGERS NOW NEED SAFETY CERTIFICATION IN KY COUNTIES
The Barren River District Health Department, which includes eight Kentucky counties, wants food safety certifications for managers. ...[full story

Economic Report Hatco Corp.

SOME COMMODITIES SPIKE; OUTLOOK FOR 2006 MIXED
After moderating, stainless pricing is projected to rise again; other metals may decline; don't ask about energy....[full story]

NRA's PERFORMANCE INDEX TAKES A HIT
Hurricanes and gas prices finally caught up with the Restaurant Performance Index fielded by the National Restaurant Association....
[full story]

ECONOMISTS MOSTLY SHRUG OFF HURRICANES' EFFECT
Not everyone believes the sky is falling....[full story]

Industry Report MUFES '06, Feb. 11-13, 2006

ENERGY STAR LOOKING TO RECOGNIZE SMALL BUSINESSES SAVING ENERGY
If you've made energy improvements, why not get some recognition along with the savings?.... [full story]

17,000 OPS KICK IN FOR 'DINE FOR AMERICA' KATRINA AID
Operators, staff, customers at more than 17,000 restaurants across the country banded together on Oct. 5....[full story]

HOBART, VENT MASTER TAKE HOME FCSI AWARDS
Manufacturer of the Year and Product of the Year winners were announced in Anaheim....[full story]

CLEVELAND RANGE PAST PRES. LOVEJOY PASSES
Paul Lovejoy, inventor of the convection steamer and a past president of Cleveland Range/Enodis, has passed away.... [full story]

GILL MARKETING MOVES TO NEW QUARTERS
New, bigger digs in Phoenix mean a new address and a fax change....
[full story]

FCSI HONORS DESIGN, MANAGEMENT CONSULTING WINNERS
Costello, Cumpstey, Johnson, Morano all carry home awards for work well done.... [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. This issue edited by Jennifer Hicks.

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