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General Mills announced that it plans to reduce the amount of sugar in its children’s cereals to 11 grams per serving or less by spring 2010, improving on a previous commitment to get the sugar content down to 12 grams per serving.

"Ready-to-eat cereals, including presweetened cereals, account for only 5% of the sugar in children's diets," Jeff Harmening, president of General Mills' cereal unit, tells the Wall Street Journal. "Still, we know that some consumers would prefer to see cereals that are even lower in sugar, especially children's cereals."
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