Music mogul Russell Simmons has taken up a new cause. He is protesting cow milk as New York’s state beverage. Stop laughing! Simmons is dead serious. The Def Jam founder recently wrote a letter to New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, explaining how milk made from rice, soy, and almonds is better for the body than cow milk. Though dairy farms bring in a lot of money for the state, the change in milk could push new businesses. The money made from a different kind of milk could replace any money New York has lost.
Simmons and Cuomo have a history of working together. The pair worked to have New York’s strict drug laws modified. Cuomo nor his office has responded to Simmons’ ideas. Would you rather drink cow milk or soy? Does anybody still drink milk anymore? Share your thoughts.
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