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Should the sale of genetically modified food be banned?
Genetic modification of animals can be ethically justified if it improves the quality of life of human beings.
Genetic modification of animals can increase the nutritional value of food for humans.
Genetic modification of animals can bring down production costs of food and so make food more accessible.
Genetic modification of animals can provide significant medical benefits.
Although the genetic modification of animals can produce good results for the breeder, this is often offset by painful side-effects for the animals.
Using this line of reasoning you can justify any bad treatment of animals: e.g. factory farming and animal testing. This reasoning is flawed: you cannot justify the suffering of one species by looking at the presumed benefits to another species.