These excerpts taken from the GIS 10-Q filed Jan 6, 2005.
CERTIFICATION OF PERIODIC REPORT
I, James A. Lawrence, Chief Financial Officer of General Mills, Inc. (the Company), certify, pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, that:
Dated: January 6, 2005
/s/ James A. Lawrence
James A. Lawrence
Chief Financial Officer