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Charles Whithead

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Do you think Genetically Modified food (GM) is morally justifiable? How about the "Industrialisation" of food production?

We covered artificial selection today in Biology, and it got me thinking about the ethics of production. Animals like the Belgian blue cow are bred solely for their consumption as beef.

Expanding the topic, is it right to manufacture animals for food as we do in, say, battery farms?

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    Feb 25 2012: IMHO, GM is not morally justifiable and we do not have the right to manufacture animals for food or any other reason (like fur). Our bodies do not physically require animal meat to survive. Also, we do not yet know the long term health effects of eating GM foods.

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