FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --eDiets.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that, on July 2, 2009, the Company received a NASDAQ Staff Determination indicating that the Company did not regain compliance with the minimum $35 million market value of listed securities requirement set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(b)(2). As a result, the Company's common stock would be subject to delisting unless the Company requests a hearing before a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "Panel"). The Company has requested a hearing before the Panel. Consequently, the Company's common stock will remain listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market until the Panel renders a decision following the hearing. However, there can be no assurances that the Panel will grant the Company's request for continued listing.
eDiets.com, Inc. is a leading provider of personalized nutrition, fitness and weight-loss programs. eDiets currently features its award-winning, fresh-prepared diet meal delivery service as one of the more than 20 popular diet plans sold directly to members on its flagship site, www.eDiets.com. The company also provides a broad range of customized wellness and weight management solutions for Fortune 500 clients. eDiets.com's unique infrastructure offers businesses, as well as individuals, an end-to-end solution strategically tailored to meet its customers' specific goals of achieving a healthy lifestyle. For more information, please call 310-954-1105 or visit www.eDiets.com.
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Investor Relations Contact: John Mills ICR, Inc. 310.954.1105 John.Mills@icrinc.com
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