Considering the probable dangers to the envionment and animals, Is the genetic modification of live species like animals, plants allowed?

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadeq Rouhani answered the above question: In Islam social matters are very important and at any time when there is a conflict of interest between individual and social order, according to the religion, the individual order becomes less important which means it is disturbing the order. Therefore, if the dangers are certain, genetic modification is not allowed. In the case of probable dangers, if the dangers are important, is not allowed otherwise is allowed.

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