"The apocalypse is nigh."
If you're out of Sriracha, you might soon be out of luck — because the manufacturers of the classic rooster sauce say their already "severe" shortage might last through the summer, CBS reports.
While Huy Fong Foods, the makers of Sriracha, warned us back in April that issues with the supply of chili peppers may result in a summer-long Sriracha shortage, the internet collectively didn't find out about the arguably life-threatening problem until this week.
Unsurprisingly, netizens didn't take the news well.
"The apocalypse is nigh," one Twitter user wrote in response to the seriously sucky Sriracha setback. "Getting on my bike and headed straight to H Mart!"
Muh Supply Chain!
As CBS notes, Huy Fong has not publicly disclosed where it gets its chilis. But droughts in chili-growing regions of North America, like Mexico and hotter parts of the West Coast of the US could be the culprit.
Nevertheless, it's truly horrific to imagine slogging through the dog days of summer without getting that additional burst of heat on our pizza, ramen, or pho.
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