The commercial yogurt-covered raisin is actually the icing-covered raisin. It is sugar and hydrogenated oil (and some "yogurt powder"). It has more calories and more saturated fat than the chocolate-covered raisin.
A judicious alternative is the almond, or the nothing-covered raisin.
Should we call a thing yogurt because it contains a modicum of desiccated dairy particles? When we fill an urn, does that make it a person? Some say yes. But no one markets that person as a high-energy snack food.
Tell your friends; write your congressperson.
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