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October 23, 2007








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Regulatory Report Enodis

U.S. HOUSE COULD MAKE QUICKER DEPRECIATION PERMANENT
Hi, we're from the government. And this time we might actually give you a break. ...[full story]

CALIFORNIA AIR QUALITY PLANS TARGET CHARBROILERS
That rule everyone's scuffling over in the San Francisco district might become the template for the whole state. ...[full story]

CALIFORNIA LOWERS HURDLES TO SOLAR CONVERSION
Can we help it that the world's seventh largest economy generates a lot of regulatory news? Anyway, this one's good news. ...[full story]

NYC SAYS GAS HEATERS OKAY FOR PATIOS
Global warming's bad. But patio warming is okay—as long as it's not propane. ...[full story]

GEORGIA FOOD CODE CHANGES TAKE EFFECT DEC. 1
Lots of changes, from handwashing to time/temp rules. ...[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

HEARD IN THE AISLES: MARKET UPBEAT AT NAFEM SHOW
Buyers, sellers both say things are looking pretty darned good. ...[full story]

ECONOMISTS CUT 2008 GDP PROJECTION AGAIN
With nail punctures taking the air out of housing, consumer spending and business expenditures, economists are easing up on growth projections. ...[full story]

JOBS DATA REVISED UPWARD, INFLATION REMAINS RESTRAINED BUT CONSUMER SENTIMENT DIPS
Good reports from the job and inflation side fail to buoy consumer spirits. ...[full story]

AND HOW ABOUT THE LONG TERM? ECONOMISTS LAUNCH FIVE-YEAR FORECASTS
Once past some short-term glitches, the longer run looks solid. ...[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

CASSIN, CARTWRIGHT HONORED AT NAFEM SHOW
True industry contributors get recognized. ...[full story]

FOLLETT, STERILOX WIN FCSI INNOVATION AWARDS
Winners and finalists in the prestigious innovation program. ...[full story]

KENDALL COLLEGE WINS FCSI 'GREEN AWARD'
A major culinary school, almost visible from FER Fortnightly office windows, lands big recognition for big environmental work. ...[full story]

FOODIE CONNECTION DONATES $10K TO AMERICA'S SECOND HARVEST/ATLANTA FOOD BANK
The only national dining guide created by foodservice professionals for foodservice professionals cuts a big check to help feed the hungry. . ...
[full story]

IFMA NAMES LABATT, MARTIN BROS. AWARD WINNERS
That was quick. In August the call for entries went out. Now we have winners! ...[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.

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