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Sriracha war cools: Irwindale says factory no longer a nuisance
Sriracha war cools: Irwindale says factory no longer a nuisance

The Sriracha war appears to be cooling down. The Irwindale City Council voted Wednesday night to drop its declaration that the hot sauce plant was a public nuisance. Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods and Irwindale have been feuding in the courts and in headlines since Irwindale residents began to complain of a spicy odor last year. Chief Executive David Tran has repeatedly asked city officials to visit the factory, to no avail. But on Tuesday, City Manager John Davidson, Mayor Mark Breceda and Councilman Julian Miranda donned hairnets and toured the plant with Tran as members of the news media swarmed. Both parties discussed a possible solution in a closed-door meeting...

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