Importer halts sales, offers refund over non-halal ingredient in sauce

La Campagna brand Bolognese pasta sauce.

Local importer and distributer MU Store has halted the sale of a pasta sauce imported by the company, after a non-halal ingredient was found to be used to make the product. 

In a statement on Sunday evening, MU Store said it has been informed that the La Campagna brand Bolognese pasta sauce, which it recently added to its products, is made with use of a non-halal ingredient. 

MU Store said that it has brought it to the attention of customers. 

The company said it has halted the sale of the product, and has asked retailers to withdraw the product from the market. 

MU Store is offering refunds to retailers who bought the product. 

The company has apologized to customers who bought the product.