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Should the sale of genetically modified food be banned?
Without sufficient support for claiming that the product is harmful, an entire industry should not be banned while there are other provably harmful products available on the market.
Cigarettes are still available on the market with labels despite the fact that they are proven to be
Weapons manufacturing and export is one of the
industries in the world and many countries are deeply reliant upon them.
Fast food is legal even though it causes
and other long term health problems.
Allowing products into the food supply without proper testing for long term effects on human health and the environment is reckless and akin to claims decades ago about cigarettes being healthy.
Just because other dangerous products are still on the market does not mean that potentially harmful GMO food should also remain available for consumers.
It is the voter-mandated mission of governments and their agencies to ensure safeguards against products that may cause harms to citizens.