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Olfactory Problems at Hot Sauce Factory: Sriracha Maker Under Fire

Olfactory Problems at Hot Sauce Factory: Sriracha Maker Under Fire
The city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday asking a judge to stop production of at the Huy Fong Foods factory, which makes Sriracha, claiming the chili odor emanating from the plant is a public nuisance. City officials say residents have been complaining of burning eyes, irritated throats and headaches and that some people have had to leave their house to escape the smell.
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