Media Advisory – OCDA meeting with Bishop Kevin Vann video


Date: July 17, 2018


WHO: Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas

WHAT: Published a video of District Attorney Rackauckas’ meeting with Bishop Kevin Vann of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange discussing the unlawful sale of fetal tissue and stem cells for profit.

In December 2017, the OCDA obtained a $7.8 million settlement and an admission of liability in a civil lawsuit against sister companies DV Biologics and Da Vinci Biosciences for illegally selling fetal tissues for valuable consideration. These companies will never be able to operate again in Orange County or the State of California.

Deputy District Attorney Kelly Ernby of the Consumer Protection Unit successfully prosecuted this case. To read the news release, please click here.

To watch the video, please visit the following link:

WHEN: Yesterday, July 16, 2018