Sriracha factory safe: After a close call with its California town, the factory will remain open.

The Great Sriracha Saga of Our Time Is Finally Over (Video)

The Great Sriracha Saga of Our Time Is Finally Over (Video)

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May 30 2014 1:35 PM

Your Sriracha Is Safe

After months of apocalyptic headlines, the famed hot-sauce factory has reached an agreement with its hometown.

The Sriracha factory’s dispute with the people of Irwindale, Calif., has been resolved, assuring a concerned public that its favorite pepper paste will not run dry.

Correction, June 2: An earlier version of this video incorrectly said the chili peppers in Sriracha hot sauce are roasted.

Chris Wade is a New York-based video and audio producer and an occasional contributor to Brow Beat.