General Mills: CSR & Sustainability News

General Mills, Inc. (General Mills) is a producer of packaged consumer foods and operates in the consumer foods industry. Its businesses are divided into three segments: U.S. Retail, Bakeries and Foodservice, and International. U.S. Retail reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, specialty stores, drug, dollar and discount chains, and mass merchandisers operating throughout the United States.

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Trix Cereals Ditch Artificial Colors, But Consumers Don’t Care

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Jack in the Box and General Mills Commit to Sourcing Cage-Free Eggs

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General Mills and Annie’s: One Year In

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CEOs of 10 Major Food Companies Demand Climate Action

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General Mills Writes an Animals’ Declaration of Freedom

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General Mills: Water Stewardship and the Evolution of Business Imperatives

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General Mills Releases First Public Policy Statement On Human Rights

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