Genetic engineering of organisms isolated from garden want to take a particular feature, replicating the same foreign gene and pass it into the genetic structure of another organism. When talking about genetic engineering in plants aim is to produce seed of the plant received a feature of a foreign organism, a type of hybrid modern. Source of the foreign gene can be from bacteria, plants or animals.
Are genetically modified foods kosher
When you take a scorpion gene and put into canola – is generated transgenic plant had kept kosher. Rabbi Hezekiah Joseph Cohen (genetic engineering of plants and animals, Puah Institute) decided in such a transgenic plant is not kosher. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef Srbinsky (Chabadnik) instructed hearers took to eat only organic potatoes (organic products is free from genetic engineering) , aiming at the sky potatoes engineered genes from non-kosher (like spider). Must examine whether the foreign gene religious eaten by a dog at all intentional, what is important in that it contains code, not the point. And even if the foreign gene was told eaten by a dog, the foreign gene eventually become tasty – and by some opinions the court has a component that is not nothing wrong with eating dog.
Rabbi Yehuda Amichai method – Prime Torah and Land Institute
Rabbi Amichai conclusions in theory (“AMONAT ATIHA” 93): "No food GM ban hybrids or unclean animals, and no way of keeping kosher foods are. If it turns out by scientists and doctors in charge of public health, the harm to health and the environment in foods engineered (and even minor damage beyond the norm) should be given kosher foods are. must require manufacturers to publish if the dish was created in genetic engineering or has components engineered, so that everyone knew the truth and make the judgment, would want is to eat them or not, withholding the data is absolute no-no . "
For training and Hclaim, Rabbi Amichai decided to ease. But still have to examine why Rabbi Amichai was referring to the issue of health and the environment? What is the touchstone of public knowledge on what his government ministries position on that? Whether by Rabbi Amichai as long as the Ministry of Health than mark to market products that are safe to use (the Ministry of Health that cigarettes than market)? And how to examine the attitude of government agencies regarding the environmental issue?
By Rabbi Amichai seems that when the manufacturer indicates not modified foods then it passes ban on false pretenses, has to examine whether the method Rabbi Amichai is forbidden to buy genetically modified food, the consumers that support deliberate transgressors.
Rabbi Herzel Isaiah method – the rabbi of Nazareth Illit
Rabbi Herzl: I do not see that we can prohibit or exacerbate public order engineered food, yet who wants to aggravate itself may do so and it's based
Rabbi Israel Weizmann and method for dinner Saturday
Rabbi Weizman: who for reasons of preserving the character creation or health concerns (in my humble opinion there is no need I fear more consciously competent authorities) want to avoid eating modified foods, and eating keeps him there to say that would prevent at least Saturday engineered food that contradicts his world view