Town Sues Sriracha Factory Over Hot Sauce Odor

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•44 Oct 30, 2013

The town of Irwindale, CA is suing the local Sriracha hot sauce factory for what residents claim is the overpowering stench of chili peppers and garlic, alleging that the odor causes them to sneeze and cough, gives them headaches, and burns their eyes and throats. What do you think?

  • “Another classic tale of a small town versus a big warehouse full of hot sauce.”

    Marcus Storm –
    Tube Sorter

  • “People always seem to find a way to complain about any little thing that makes their face burn.”

    Baron Panagos –
    Systems Analyst

  • “They should just build a baking soda factory right next door.”

    Christine Wike –
    Silver Inlayer