Huy Fong Foods
A hot sauce company accused of stinking up the atmosphere around its Southern California plant is being peppered with offers to relocate.
The discussion at Wednesday night’s Irwindale City Council meeting resulted in delaying the decision of whether or not to close the Huy Fong Foods Inc. facility, which some say has become a public nuisance.
A Sriracha maker has been forced to halt shipments of the popular hot sauce until mid-January due to health concerns.
A judge has ordered a plant that produces the popular Sriracha chili sauce to stop emitting annoying odors in a ruling that left some nearby residents worried about a possible loss of jobs at the factory.
An L.A. Superior Court judge has ordered the Sriracha plant to partially shut down after receiving odor complaints from nearby Irwindale residents.
Two Irwindale business owners have come to the defense of the Sriracha chili sauce factory that the city wants to shut down because of the smell of peppers it produces.
Sriracha prices could go up if the factory where the wildly popular chili sauce is made is forced to shut down over the odor produces.
The city of Irwindale is apparently not among the legions of fans of the wildly popular Sriracha hot sauce — or, at least how the chili sauce smells.