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Sponsor: Leonard M. Blackham

                  Ron Allen
                  D. Edgar Allen
                  Curtis S. Bramble
                  D. Chris Buttars
                  Gene Davis
                  Mike Dmitrich
                  Dan R. Eastman
                  Beverly Ann Evans
                  David L. Gladwell
                  Karen Hale
Parley Hellewell
John W. Hickman
Lyle W. Hillyard
Scott K. Jenkins
Paula F. Julander
Peter C. Knudson
Al Mansell
Ed P. Mayne
Millie M. Peterson
L. Steven Poulton
Terry R. Spencer
David H. Steele
Howard A. Stephenson
Pete Suazo
John L. Valentine
Michael G. Waddoups
Carlene M. Walker
Bill Wright

                  This Senate resolution of the Legislature recognizes Jell-O
® brand gelatin as a favorite snack
                  of Utah.
                  Be it resolved by the Senate of the state of Utah:
                      WHEREAS, Jell-O® brand gelatin was introduced to the country in 1897, just one year
                  after Utah was admitted to the Union as the 45th state;
                      WHEREAS, Utah has been the number one per capita consumer of Jell-O® brand gelatin
                  for many years;
                      WHEREAS, Jell-O® is representative of good family fun, which Utah is known for
                  throughout the world;
                      WHEREAS, Salt Lake Magazine proclaimed Utah "the Jell-O® State" in a cover story in
                      WHEREAS, Jell-O® brand gelatin recipes, which often include bananas, apples,
                  marshmallows, pretzels, carrots, and grapes, are a traditional favorite at family, church, and
                  community dinners throughout the Beehive State;
                      WHEREAS, in 1997, Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley drew a week-long
                  series of political cartoons showcasing Jell-O® in Utah in conjunction with the 100th anniversary
                  of Jell-O®;
                      WHEREAS, a 2002 Winter Olympic pin was designed that featured a bowl of green gelatin

                  and has become a valuable collector's item;
                      WHEREAS, when Des Moines, Iowa edged out Salt Lake City as the capitol of Jell-O®
                  gelatin consumption in 1999, it sparked front page stories in Salt Lake City's newspapers;
                      WHEREAS, Utahns rallied to "Take Back the Title" as Chef Scott Blackerby hosted a recipe
                  contest in the Hotel Monaco's Bambara Restaurant and Pat Bagley ran a cartoon persuading Utahns
                  to purchase more Jell-O® gelatin;
                      WHEREAS, throughout 2000, Brigham Young University students campaigned to make
                  Utah's love of Jell-O® official at festivals and fairs throughout Utah;
                      WHEREAS, more than 14,000 signatures have been collected from the people of Utah in
                  support of the campaign to select Jell-O® as the Official Snack of Utah; and
                      WHEREAS, due to these and many other efforts, Salt Lake City has now successfully
                  recaptured the title:
                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Senate of the state of Utah recognize
                  Jell-O® as a favorite snack food of Utah.
                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be sent to Kraft Foods, Inc.

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