biosafety biosafety  /ˌbaɪ oʊ ˈseɪf ti/


  • (n) safety from exposure to infectious agents


  1. But there was Juan Mayr of Colombia, president of the United Nations conference on biosafety, breaking into tears as he announced early Saturday that after several years of .
  2. The action, which Strobel discussed with Montana State University's biosafety committee last week, incensed Jeremy Rifkin, the activist who has led a crusade against releasing .
  3. Less risky bugs are studied in the biosafety-level 1 (BSL1), 2 and 3 labs.



  1. "It appears that there has been a surge in construction of biosafety labs over the past several years which have been financed, at least in part, with federal funds," said Dingell. "Yet, little information is available about the number of...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: John Dingell Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Indian Ecologist Vandana Shiva said in Hong Kong, "The transatlantic trade dispute shows the worst face of the WTO. Despite the fact that the UN Biosafety Protocol allows countries to use the Precautionary Principle to ban the import of GMOs, the...
    on Dec 14, 2005 By: Vandana Shiva Source: Environment News Service

  3. "We are delighted that the project has been endorsed," said Soumaila Cisse, President of the WAEMU Commission that is implementing the project. "A harmonized regional biosafety framework will not only benefit individual countries to comply...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Soumaïla Cissé Source: World Bank Group

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