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Food

Sriracha Crisis Averted, Shipping To Start Again At End Of Month

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Friends, you can breathe easy this weekend. That's right, the Sriracha Apocalypse is coming to a close. No need to hoard your bottles of the cock sauce. The company will begin shipping their fiery pepper concoction again at the end of the month.

Back in December, the California Department of Public Health has issued a 30-day freeze on shipping out the popular hot sauce.

Of course, when this all went down people got a little crazy, protesting and buying up the supplies to the best of their ability. The original issue was that the Sriracha factory was producing an annoying odor out of their newish Irwindale processing plant.

A Huy Fong Foods spokesperson told ABC News that the hot sauce plant "plan[s] to resume shipments at the end of the month." Shipments of the fiery sauce were halted by the California DOH in December for 30 days to ensure that the completely uncooked sauce is "free of harmful microorganisms."

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Thank goodness. Now we can all carry on our ridiculous spice addictions safely.