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Halacha - Genetically Engineering Parah Adumah?
Submitted by Shemen  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Question:
Answer: While I don't know for sure, I presume it would be acceptable. Reb  Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zatzal said that an esog tree pollenated from an lemon would be Kosher because manipulating the DNA does not change the species in Halacha.
posted:2009-01-05 13:01:04