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Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Declared Public Nuisance

Friday, April 11, 2014

Irwindale, California, has declared that the smell that comes from the factory that makes Sriracha hot sauce is a public nuisance. Huy Fong Foods, the company that makes the spicy sauce has 90 days to make changes to the factory.

Residents of the Southern California city have complained that the odor from the facility burns their eyes and throats. Frank Shyong has been following the story for the L.A. Times and joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson with details.

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