Skin and Bone

Graphic: How Safe is Human Tissue?

Source: Medical literature and FDA data.

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GRAPHIC: Products made from human tissue
July 16, 2012 — The business of recycling dead humans into medical implants is a little-known yet lucrative trade. But its practices have roused concerns about…
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Body Brokers Leave Trail of Questions, Corruption
July 17, 2012 — PART TWO: Police in Hungary, Ukraine and the U.S. allege that tissue suppliers stole tissue and committed fraud and forgery in the drive to supply the industry with flesh and bone.
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Traceability Elusive in Global Trade of Human Parts
July 18, 2012 — PART THREE: Poor accountability and inadequate safeguards prompt concerns among medical experts that products made from tissues taken from the dead could spread disease to the living.