EP (European Parliament) committee opinion on human tissues published:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The opinion of the European Parliament's Economic and Social Committee on the proposed EU directive on the safe sourcing of human tissues and cells has been published in the Official Journal of the European Communities on April 8 2003. For a brief outline of its opinion see Clinica No 1052, p 6 and for the European Parliament's vote on the text, see Clinica No 1054, p 3. The full title of the proposed directive is the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council setting standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurements, testing, processing, storage, and distribution of human tissues and cells.