CHATTANOOGA – Many of America’s best known consumer healthcare brands were caught up in a “voluntary” recall of contaminated products. Johnson & Johnson announced the recall late Friday, January 15th. The Food and Drug Administration issued a formal warning to J&J after an audit of the company’s Puerto Rican plant.
Need to feel better when you travel? The name synonymous with seasickness was Mothersill’s, first registered as a trademark in 1926. Made by the Mothersill Remedy Company of Montreal and New York, it was first Mothersill’s Seasick Remedy. Somehow, the brand’s marketing did not translate to the jet era, and
Editor’s Note: In our study of American brands, we talked to Roanoke, Virginia writer Elizabeth Barbour, who is the model for the Palmolive hand. While she is not as famous as Madge, her hands do look like the famous ones on the Colgate-Palmolive package. BrandlandUSA: When did you first become
SARASOTA – At the Mote Marine Aquarium here, there is a small cabinet of shark repellent brands. During World War II, the Navy tried to come up with ideas, and numerous brands were launched. They didn’t survive. Apparently, certain copper compounds do chase away sharks, but there has never been
Sea & Ski has apparently lost its tan, and no one knows where to find it. Above, a groovy 1960s commercial for the suntan lotion; it was always the more youthful lotion compared to Coppertone, which had an “all-ages” family appeal. I recall Sea & Ski from my summers in
I recently became aware that a longtime heritage brand, Colgate Shave Cream, manufactured by a heritage company has been discontinued. This leaves them with only the Mennen aftershave lines Afta and Skin Bracer. Colgate-Palmolive continues to produce tubes of Palmolive shave cream in several foreign markets.The traditional aerosol shave creams (not