The Daily Dish: October 9, 2015

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?

Oh My Gourd! There Could Be A Serious Pumpkin Shortage This Fall

According to Illinois crop experts, American farmers' pumpkin yield has been off by as much as one-third. Fortunately, your lattes and carved pumpkins are safe this month, but by Thanksgiving we could be facing a serious shortage of canned pumpkin, according to the Associated Press.

Animal Instincts: 1 out of 3 Vegetarians Secretly Eat Meat When They're Drunk

In other interesting news, a recent study of nearly 2,000 vegetarians revealed something most vegetarians we've met wouldn't dare admit — many of them eat meat when they're drunk enough. According to one poll, a third of vegetarians (approximately 37 percent) find themselves giving in to the siren song of steak, or chicken, or pork, or bacon — to name a few temptations. File this under the category: we're totally not surprised.

Bud Light Invented a Fridge That Reminds You When You're Out of Beer

Speaking of categories, the next one is What Will They Think of Next? Bud Light has invented the Bud-E-Fridge, which holds up to 78 bottles and will remind you when you're out of beer. The idea is for the fridge to also work with Bud Light's delivery app to order beer for you when you're low. But the Bud-E-Fridge is currently only being sold to California residents ($299) and the app is reportedly only available right now in the Washington D.C. area.

And that's today's Daily Dish. Thanks for watching. Stop by tomorrow for another helping.