Could yogurt become NY's official state snack?

Updated: 04/30/2014 4:08 PM
Created: 04/30/2014 4:06 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

New York’s official state fruit is the apple. The state animal is the beaver. Now, yogurt could become New York’s official state snack.

New York State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer says a committee approved the bill that would make yogurt the number one snack. Yogurt is already one of New York’s most popular exports.

The request comes from fourth graders at Byron Bergen Elementary School. Senator Ranzenhofer says the bill could become law before the year is over.

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.


20° | 8°
  • Feels like: 0° F
  • Wind: E 10mph
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Tue Considerable cloudiness
    19° | 15°
  • Wed Mix of sun and clouds
    25° | 10°
  • Thu Snow developing during the afternoon
    30° | 12°
  • Fri Snow showers early
    25° | 5°