McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) is trending as Chinese state television has accused the chain of selling expired chicken products. China Central Television accused a Beijing McDonald's of selling chicken products 90 minutes after being cooked, despite company rules indicating that chicken cannot be sold more than 30 minutes afterwards. McDonald's released a public apology and said it is currently investigating the report. Food safety is an ongoing issue in China, which has seen various scandals in the food industry. China Central Television also accused French retailer Carrefour of selling expired chicken products.
Steve Wozniak is another popular search as the Apple (AAPL - Get Report) co-founder waited in line in Los Angeles for the new third-generation iPad being released Friday. Wozniak was seen at the Westfield Mall in Century City, Calif. He said his wife was first in line to get the new device, while he was second. Wozniak reportedly acknowledged that he doesn't have to wait in line for his new iPad, but told a reporter from What's Trending that he'd "rather be genuine, like the real people."
The chatter on Main Street (a.k.a. Google, Yahoo! and other search sites) is always of interest to investors on Wall Street. Thus, each day, TheStreet compiles the stories that are trending on the Web, and highlights the news that could make stocks move. -- Written by Brittany Umar.