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How Sriracha Accidentally Became an Empire

David Tran made his sauce a household name—and left millions on the table

(Newser) - You might imagine the CEO of Huy Fong Foods is a ruthless, number-crunching business genius. In just 33 years, its Sriracha sauce has become for Asian chili sauce what Heinz is to ketchup, and it's still posting double-digit growth every year. But David Tran tells Quartz that he never... More »

UK Cook Eats Own Hot Sauce, Dies

Contest with girlfriend's brother ends in tragedy

(Newser) - A budding British cook died last week after eating his own spicy tomato sauce, the London Times reports. Andrew Lee, 33, challenged his girlfriend’s brother to a contest, arriving with a jar of the sauce, made with chilies his father had grown. After eating it, he felt itchy and... More »

Hot Dog Chili Sauce Recalled in Botulism Scare

Four hospitalized in Texas & Indiana

(Newser) - Federal officials have ordered a recall of certain brands of hot dog chili sauce after they were linked to four cases of botulism in Texas and Indiana. It's not clear how widely the brands were distributed, but the recall includes 10-ounce cans of Castleberry's, Austex and Kroger hot dog chili... More »

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