St. Mary’s plagued by leftover fish sauce smell
A town in Newfoundland reeks of nearly 20-year-old fish sauce whenever the wind blows from the northeast, where the former factory of the Atlantic Seafood Sauce Company once was. Eater reports that, after only 11 years in business, the factory closed down in 2001. However, the 100 vats left there still retain their fermented fish sauce smells. Hikers near it have reportedly vomited from the stench, and one local leaves her house each summer, boarding up the doors and windows to keep out the odor. Residents in St. Mary’s claim neither the federal or provincial governments are doing anything to alleviate the problem.