Suspect animal remedies seized

Herbal remedies and massage oils containing ground tiger claws, poisonous plants and cow urine have been seized by border officials at a UK port.

The illegally imported products, bound for an address in Birmingham, were discovered by officials at Felixstowe Port in Suffolk in a consignment which had travelled from India.

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It is the first time ground tiger claws have been found by customs in the UK, Border Force said.

Cow urine, poisonous plants, and goat meat were found in the ingredients of a 450ml herbal remedy and five-litre massage oil bottles.