Sessions were held yesterday under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) between the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) and The Earthgrains Co. The talks will continue today, to explore serious differences between the Company and the Union which caused the nationwide strike now involving 23 Earthgrains facilities and more than 3,000 workers.