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Could camel milk come to Europe?

24 July 2010 Last updated at 00:17 BST

The United Arab Emirates has been pushing hard for the European Union to accept imports from its camel dairy farms.

Until now the EU has not considered the camel to be a dairy animal, but in the last few weeks the legal process has moved along.

Could camel milk soon arrive on a supermarket shelf near you?

Philip Hampsheir reports.