Welcome to The Daily Meal’s Daily Dish, where we highlight what’s hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink.
Today’s first course?
In one day, the four members of the Walton family who control Walmart shares lost $11 billion of combined net worth as stocks plunged on October 14. They have lost $41 billion in 2015. Walmart had its biggest drop in profits in 30 years, following pressure to fix their grocery business. Walmart announced it will expand its online grocery with free pickup to 10 more markets. It’s also opening smaller stores more convenient for customers on-the-go.
Here’s some scary news about a Halloween classic. A recent study reveals caramel apples are potentially ripe for listeria. The juice released from the apples provides an ideal environment for listeria. An outbreak linked to caramel-covered apples killed five people and sickened 28 across 10 states last year.Researchers found that sans sticks, refrigerated caramel apples treated with listeria did not see any growth of it.
Patrons of Hennessey's Tavern in Dana Point, California, recently glimpsed what it’s like to go drinking with Charlie Sheen. Two weeks ago, Sheen was taking photos with fans when one woman tried to video him, prompting the actor to knock away her phone. Someone was able to film a raspy-voiced Sheen as he was calmly ejected in a headlock by a bouncer. Sheen can be seen trying to kick his way out, unsuccessfully, but outside, he made peace with the bouncer, saying, “Dude, nice job.”
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