Fight over Sriracha Factory Heating Up

From U-T San Diego:

A spicy drama has been heating up since the popular hot sauce Sriracha was declared a public nuisance by the Los Angeles suburb of Irwindale, where it’s made. For now, Irwindale’s City Council has tabled a resolution that forces Huy Fong Foods, Sriracha’s maker, to stop odor emissions.

The City Council should vote down this resolution, because it’s most likely illegal. If not, Irwindale will have a Sriracha hangover, from ordering too many unlawful choices and becoming the emblem of California as anti-business. When this Sriracha-apocalypse began in October, enthusiasts feared the end of sauce production. Now the conflict fuels rivalries between states, exchanging anti- and pro-business fighting words over who keeps the sauce.

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  1. Maybe they will move to Texas….Another business and jobs LOSS to California!

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