From The Daily Mail:
Saudi authorities have closed down a shop selling traditional camel urine drinks after discovering the owner had been filling the bottles with his own bodily waste.I sincerely hope that there is a class-action suit. I mean, what is worse than finding out that the camel urine you are enjoying with friends is mislabeled?
Health inspectors swooped on a vendor in the port city of Al Qunfudhah, in south-western Saudi Arabia, and confiscated more than 70 full bottles.
The practice of drinking camel's urine mixed with milk is believed to date back centuries while some insist it has health benefits.
But the shopkeeper's business was closed down indefinitely amid claims he had been selling his own urine to unsuspecting customers.
The traditional camel urine drink is believed to have originated from a passage in the Hadith.
The Muslim holy book contains quotes from the prophet Muhammad and it says: 'Some people of Ukl or Uraina tribes came to Medina (in Saudi Arabia) and the climate did not suit them.
'So the Prophet ordered them to go to the herd of (milk) camels and to drink their milk and urine (as medicine). So they went as directed and afterwards they became healthy.'
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