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L.A. Now Live: Discuss Sriracha factory odor battle in Irwindale
L.A. Now Live: Discuss Sriracha factory odor battle in Irwindale

Join Times staff writer Frank Shyong for an L.A. Now Live discussion at 12:30 p.m. Thursday on the hot sauce that makes many people's taste buds dance, and others' blood boil: Sriracha.  Residents who live near the Sriracha factory in Irwindale have complained of burning eyes, headaches and scratchy throats caused by a powerful, painful odor they say is a result of the hot sauce production. In October, the city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming the odor was a public nuisance. Since then the saga has continued, with frustrations on both sides. On Wednesday night, the Irwindale City Council voted to postpone a decision on whether to declare the...

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