Definitions for "Biosafety"
safety from exposure to infectious agents
safety from biological materials such as pathogens (bacteria, viruses, parasites) and genetically modified organisms
The assessment of the impact and safety of genetically improved/modified organisms and the development of protective policies and procedures for adoption to ensure this.
The goal of ensuring that the development and use of transgenic plants and other organisms do not negatively affect plant, animal or human health, or the environment.