In the weeks leading up to the March 1 deadline for federal lawmakers to avoid spending cuts mandated by budget sequestration, pundits and politicians warned that the resulting falloff in federal spending would devastate the economy, with every industry, including restaurants, vulnerable to large decreases in sales. Yet foodservice experts speculated that the sudden pullback in government spending likely would not hamper the entire national economy at once. Instead, they said, it would ...

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