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GENERAL MILLS PLANS TO RESUME COMMON STOCK REPURCHASES

 GENERAL MILLS PLANS TO RESUME COMMON STOCK REPURCHASES
 MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS)


announced today that it plans to resume periodic open-market purchases of its common stock. Under existing buy-back authority previously approved by the Board, General Mills is authorized to have a maximum of 50 million treasury shares. The company currently has approximately 38.1 million treasury shares and may purchase up to 2.5 million additional shares. The shares would be held in the treasury for future use, including employee stock plans and other corporate purposes.
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 /CONTACT: R.C. Shulstad of General Mills, 612-540-3745/
 (GIS) CO: General Mills ST: Minnesota IN: FOD SU:


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