Sales Increase 17 Percent to $684.9 Million Earnings Reduced By One-Time Costs Company expects FTC review of the General Mills/Pillsbury merger to be completed in October; remains comfortable with full-year guidance International Multifoods Corp. (NYSE:IMC) today reported second-quarter fiscal 2002 net earnings before unusual items of $3 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, compared with $5 million, or 27 cents per share, a year ago. Including unusual items, second-quarter net earnings were $2.8 million, or 15 cents per diluted share, compared with $5.2 million, or 28 cents per share, in the prior year.