Contact Us

New York Has A State Snack?

So, after much debate, the NYS Senate voted 52-8 Tuesday evening (apparently going well after 7:00 pm)…to make yogurt the official New York state snack. If you think this sounds ridiculous, reports say the Senate actually spent an hour going back and forth whether to approve legislation designating the fermented milk product as our official state snack, and even going as far as designating differences between yogurt and Greek yogurt, and debating the moral implications of how this may effect ones who are lactose intolerant.

 

Good to see they’ve got their priorities in order. You’d think budget, taxes, and job growth would be the focus?

 

The bill officially says…

Yogurt is a healthy food that tastes great and is a good source of protein, calcium, vitamin B-2, B-12, potassium and magnesium, all nutrients that are an important part of a good diet. Yogurt is also an important economic driver across our state; in fact New York is now the number one processor of yogurt in the country

 

So there you have it. The proposal came from a class of 4th graders, from the western part of the state, according to the bill’s sponsor…Republican Michael H. Ranzenhofer. The bill will now face ANOTHER debate in front of the Assembly.

More From 101.5 WPDH

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wpdh.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 101.5 WPDH quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 101.5 WPDH quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!