General Mills today reported record financial results for its fourth quarter and full 2001 fiscal year. Diluted earnings per share for the year ended May 27, 2001, totaled $2.28, up 14 percent from $2.00 earned in fiscal 2000. Results for 2001 included an unusual gain of 8 cents per share. Excluding unusual items, diluted earnings per share grew 10 percent, to $2.20. Diluted earnings per share excluding unusual items and goodwill amortization (often referred to as cash EPS) also grew 10 percent to $2.28.