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Legal disclosure

The tender offer described in this document has not yet commenced. This document and the description contained herein is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Annie’s, Inc. At the time the tender offer is commenced, General Mills, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sandy Acquisition Corporation, intend to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO containing an offer to purchase, a form of letter of transmittal and other documents relating to the tender offer, and Annie’s intends to file with the SEC a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 with respect to the tender offer. General Mills, Sandy Acquisition Corporation and Annie’s intend to mail these documents to the stockholders of Annie’s.  These documents will contain important information about the tender offer and stockholders of Annie’s are urged to read them carefully when they become available. Stockholders of Annie’s will be able to obtain a free copy of these documents (when they become available) and other documents filed by Annie’s, General Mills or Sandy Acquisition Corporation with the SEC at the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. In addition, stockholders will be able to obtain a free copy of these documents (when they become available) from the information agent named in the offer to purchase or from General Mills.