Slovenia's National Veterinary Institute has cleared a local food producer of accusations that its halal-labelled salami contained pork, as Swedish authorities had claimed, and the food producers behind the sausage claim innocence, too.

The National Veterinary Institute of the Ljubljana Veterinary Faculty analysed the salami produced by food manufacturer TMI kosaki and confirmed that it meets the requirements of Muslim dietary rules, reported news agency APA.

Sweden's National Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket) had found that halal-labelled salami for sale in Sweden contained over 10 percent pork, which observant Muslims do not eat. It said the pork meat came from Slovenia.

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