PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906
OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q
for the period ended March 31, 2011 (the Report) filed by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (the Company) with the Securities and Exchange Commission, I, Ira J. Lamel, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, certify,
pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
The Report fully complies
with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
The information contained in the Report
fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
Date: May 10, 2011
/s/ Ira J. Lamel
Ira J. Lamel
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and will be retained by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and furnished to the
Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.