The Sriracha Saga Continues


The Sriracha saga continues. A judge has declined to act immediately on requests to close the factory down and a representative form Huy Fong Foods says there is no immediate reason to close the plant since the harvest season is over.


Residents say when the peppers are ground into sauce during summer months their eyes water, they have trouble breathing and they must stay indoors.

City News Service reports that Judge Robert O’Brien did agree Friday to take Irwindale’s request for a preliminary injunction to close the plant under consideration. The judge didn’t indicate when he might rule. [...] read more