Posted October 3, 2007 by Nick Lindauer in Hot Sauce News

Peppers Cause Chemical Scare in London

LONDON (Reuters) – “It was initially thought to be a chemical problem. Somebody smelled what they thought was chemicals. So we went there, cordoned it off and assisted the fire brigade,” a police spokesman said.

The ambulance service dispatched a Hazardous Area Response Team unit to Monday night’s alarm.

Firefighters dressed in special suits broke down the doors and discovered the source of the smell: chef Chalemchai Tangjariyapoon’s fiery signature nam prik pao chilli sauce.

The complete article can be found here – talk about a potent hot sauce! I can understand the reaction to the smell if he was producing extract, but a regular chili sauce? Now that’s a sauce I’d like to try!

Nick Lindauer

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