Court Orders Biocord to Safeguard Clients’ Blood Samples

Firm threatened thousands of customers that unless they forked over NIS 1,000 in 'membership dues', their blood would thaw.

The Tel Aviv District Court issued the umbilical cord blood bank Biocord − also known as LifeBank − and its owner Miki Shacham a temporary restraining order on Friday, requiring that it safeguard the blood samples in the company’s possession.