November 19, 2003
Indonesia To Ban Milk From Saudi Arabia
The Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture affirmed that camel meat and milk brought by Indonesian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia, will be banned from the country for suspicion of the products being infected with the foot-and-mouth disease.
Director General of Animal Husbandry, Sofjan Sudardjat said in Jakarta Tuesday his side has banned animal meat from other countries which had not been declared as free from the foot and mouth disease.
He declared Indonesia as a country free from the animal disease.