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Trick and Treat— It’s August.  The kids are dreading all the back to school sales already in play, and Halloween is three months away. But that doesn’t mean you can’t start stockpiling goodies right now. And for the true tricksters among us who’ve treated candy seekers to gross Jelly Belly Jellybeans, you’ve now got another tool in your arsenal: Rotten-Zombie flavored Skittles. Described as “utterly disgusting,” these sneaky little guys are packed along with other fruity-flavored Skittles in the same Zombie Skittles package, turning the act of eating a bag into a game of Russian roulette. Wait, There’s More— In celebration of National Mustard Day (tomorrow) French’s created a very yellow mustard ice cream. Not to be outdone, Oscar Mayer has announced the debut of a hot dog flavored ice cream sandwich, available later this month at their Weinermobile (turned ice cream truck) in NYC. Happy gross eating everyone. Delivery?— Among the food delivery services, Caviar was the one that offered more upscale fare. Door Dash clearly wanted in on the good stuff; they’ve just announced the purchase of rival Caviar for a whopping $410 million. GrubHub, Postmates, Uber Eats? Your move. Finally— BTW, remember that food order that never arrived?