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Baker Files for Chapter 11, Citing Atkins

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Baker Files for Chapter 11, Citing Atkins

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Baker Files for Chapter 11, Citing Atkins

Baker Files for Chapter 11, Citing Atkins

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Interstate Bakeries, which makes Wonder Bread and Twinkies, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company blames low-carbohydrate diets for a decrease in demand. The company's Wonder Bread brand created the market for store-bought bread in 1921. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Susan Seligson, author of Going With the Grain: A Wandering Bread Lover Takes a Bite out of Life.