Item from New York State not allowed in Sochi

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- There is an item that cannot make the trip to Sochi, Chobani yogurt. This is thanks to a trade dispute between the United States and Russia over dairy exports.

The Greek yogurt company is an official sponsor of the US Olympic Team and Olympic athletes who have done television commercials for the brand.

Chobani is made in New York State. The Department of Agriculture says they are negotiating with the Russians. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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