Updated 26 April 2012, 19:11 AESTBut the partial ban will only have a limited impact with mayor buyers saying they would continue to import US beef.
Agriculture Ministry officials said boned meat, gelatin from bones and innards shipped from April 24 will be forbidden. Boneless meat will still be allowed into Indonesia, Vice-Agriculture Minister Rusman Heriawan said.
The partial ban will be lifted once the US provides scientific evidence to guarantee that its meat and meat products are safe for human consumption, officials said.
Mr Heriawan said US beef is mainly used by hotels and high-end restaurants. Indonesia also imports beef from Australia, New Zealand and Canada, as well as live Australian cattle.
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