American Italian Pasta Company (NYSE: PLB) today published guidance on forecasted 2002 earnings, capital spending, and cash flow. The Company also released today its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2001 results in a separate release. Full Year Expectations Looking at the full year, which ends September 27, 2002, the Company stated it expects fully diluted earnings per share will fall within a range of $2.09 to $2.15.