A Norwegian food safety watchdog have discovered large amounts of pork in food being sold as halal throughout Norway.

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority plan to report Norwegian food company Kuraas to the local authorities after finding that kebab meat they sold to restaurants, which they claimed to be halal, actually contained between five and 30 per cent pork.

"We will file a complaint against the producer," said Catherine Signe Svinland, who is an adviser at The Norwegian Food Safety Authority. Catherine added, "In a halal product, there should be no pork at all and when we find such quantities we don't believe it's an accident but it is in fact fraud."

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