Hain Celestial Voluntarily Issues Nationwide Expanded Recall of Certain Ethnic Gourmet® Chicken Pad Thai Because of Possible Health Risk

February 2, 2009

February 2, 2009--The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. announced that it is taking the precautionary measure of recalling certain Ethnic Gourmet® frozen foods because they contain peanut products supplied by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), which is the subject of an FDA investigation concerning recent Salmonella outbreaks. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled products.

The expanded recall includes additional lot codes for Ethnic Gourmet Chicken Pad Thai.

The products being recalled are:

Ethnic Gourmet Chicken Pad Thai 10 oz
UPC code # 18687-70054 lot codes beginning with "WC7" and "WC8"

PCA has supplied Hain Celestial with the peanuts, which were used in the products being recalled by this notification. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled products.

For more information please call 1-800-739-4838 or visit the FDA website.