California health officials have foodies fuming over Sriracha chili sauce shortage
Bottles of Huy Fong brand Sriracha chili sauce are seen for sale at a grocery store (AFP)

Public health officials in California have taken the drastic step of ordering the maker of Sriracha chili sauce to cease selling the popular condiment in the green-topped squeeze bottle for a month even though no one has ever complained about any problems with the sauce.;