Hain Celestial Voluntarily Issues Nationwide Recall of Certain Ethnic Gourmet® Pad Thai And Kung Pao Frozen Food Products, And Certain Gluten Free™ Café Asian Curry Products, Because of Possible Health Risk

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009 --The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. of Melville, New York announced that it is taking the precautionary measure of recalling certain Ethnic Gourmet® and Gluten Free Café frozen foods because they contain peanut products supplied by Peanut Corporation of America, which is the subject of an FDA investigation concerning recent Salmonella outbreaks. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled products.

The products being recalled are:

Ethnic Gourmet ChickenPad Thai 10 oz
UPC code # 18687-70054
lot codes beginning with "WC7"

Ethnic Gourmet Pad Thai wih Shrimp 10 oz
UPC code # 18687-10411
lot codes beginning with "WC7" and "WC8"

Ethnic Gourmet Pad Thai wth Tofu 10 oz
UPC code # 18687-10402
lot codes beginning with "WC7" and "WC8"

Gluten Free Café Asian Noodles 9.2 oz
UPC code # 70795-03504
lot codes beginning with "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.