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Italian Health Ministry enforces Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) devices ban

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The Italian Health Ministry has published a decree specifically banning the manufacture, import and marketing of medical devices containing bovine materials of UK origin. The decree appeared in the Gazzetta Ufficiale on June 8th. The ban does not apply to devices where it is possible to prove that there is no risk of BSE transmission following the use of scientifically validated inactivation techniques.





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