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December 12, 2006








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Regulatory Report Franke Foodservice Systems

NYC: TRANS FAT OUT, CALORIE COUNTS IN
In two months flat, Noo Yawkers went from proposal to law: The trans fat ban's a done deal....[full story]

EU HEALTH MINISTERS OKAY WHO'S FAT FIGHT
Europeans are getting too wide for their narrow streets. Something's gotta give, and it is....[full story]

ATLANTIC CITY BAN MAY SPELL END OF SMOKING IN CASINOS
What's next? Sign a waiver to drink while gaming? ....[full story]

MACOMB COUNTY, MICH., TO PULL PLUG ON UNCERTIFIED MANAGERS
With three whole years of advance warning, one in four restaurants still says "whuh?"....[full story]

Economic Report Hotelex Shanghai, April 4-7, 2007

PUBLIC E&S COMPANIES POST DOUBLE-DIGIT THIRD QUARTER GROWTH
Passing on materials costs, plus good market demand, makes for some healthy numbers....[full story]

OPTIMISTIC NRA TO RELEASE FORECAST TODAY
NRA's not letting anyone peek until today, but a little birdie says things look good....[full story]

OVERALL NRA INDEX DIPS, BUT EXPECTATIONS REMAIN POSITIVE
October wasn't much to write home about, but it wasn't bad, either. And the future still looks pretty good....[full story]

Industry Report Server Products

STRUCTURAL CONCEPTS' CLEAN SWEEP WINS IH/M&RS AWARD
An electronically controlled brush mechanism that automatically cleans refrigeration condenser coils scored high among judges at the Editors' Choice Awards voting....[full story]

IH/M&RS HANDS OUT GOLD KEYS AT 91ST SHOW
And nine architects and designers, out of 150 entries, were winners in their own awards program....[full story]

FSTC CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF EQUIPMENT TESTING
Hard to believe that just two decades ago, neutral third-party equipment testing, let alone standardized test methods, were unheard of....
[full story]

SURVEY SAYS: OUNCE OF CERTIFIED MANAGER MAY BE WORTH POUND OF CURE
As Clint Eastwood might say, "You gotta ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky?"....[full story]

WAL-MART 'LEDS' THE WAY WITH REEFER DISPLAY LIGHTS
Yes, annual energy savings figure around $2.6 million for just the first 500 stores....[full story]




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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;
Jennifer Jicks, executive editor; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor. Edited by Brian Ward, chief editor.

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