The Verge: Sriracha’s California factory partially shut down due to headache-inducing smell.

By November 27, 2013 April 12th, 2014 Food

OK… not good.
From the Verge…

A judge has ordered that Sriracha cease operations that are causing powerful odors at its factory in Irwindale, CA after nearby residents complained of headaches, breathing problems, and burning sensations.

Judge Robert H. O’Brien acknowledges that there was a “lack of credible evidence” that the spicy Sriracha stench is causing physical symptoms, but calls the fiery fumes a “public nuisance.” The aroma is “extremely annoying, irritating and offensive to the senses,” he writes.

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