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EXCEL - IDEA: XBRL DOCUMENT - Artisanal Brands, Inc.Financial_Report.xls
10-K - FORM 10-Q - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ahfp_10k-053112.htm
EX-32.1 - EXHIBIT 32.1 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex32-1.htm
EX-31.2 - EXHIBIT 31.2 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex31-2.htm
EX-32.2 - EXHIBIT 32.2 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex32-2.htm
EX-21.1 - EXHIBIT 21.1 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex21-1.htm
EX-10.39 - EXHIBIT 10.39 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex10-39.htm
EX-10.40 - EXHIBIT 10.40 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex10-40.htm
EX-10.41 - EXHIBIT 10.41 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex10-41.htm
EX-10.38 - EXHIBIT 10.38 - Artisanal Brands, Inc.ex10-38.htm
Exhibit 31.1

Pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, I, Daniel W. Dowe, certify that:

I have reviewed this annual report on Form 10-K for the twelve month period ending May 31, 2012 (the “Report”) of Artisanal Brands, Inc. (the “Company”);

Based on my knowledge, the Report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by the Report;

Based on my knowledge, the financial statements and other financial information included in this Report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this Report;

The Company’s other certifying officer and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining  disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act rules 13a-14 and 15d-14) for the Company and have:

designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under my supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the Company, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to me by others within the Company and its subsidiaries, particularly during the period in which this Report is being prepared;

designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under my supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes I accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

evaluated the effectiveness of the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this Report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures as of the end of the period covered by the Report based on such evaluation; and

disclosed in this Report any change in the Company’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the Company’s most recent fiscal quarter that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the Company’s internal control over financial reporting; and
The Company’s other certifying officer and I have disclosed based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the Company’s auditors and the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent function):
all significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal controls over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the Company’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting.

/s/ Daniel W. Dowe  
    Daniel W. Dowe  
    Chief Executive Officer and  
    Chief Financial Officer  
  Date: November 23, 2012