WASHINGTON, D.C. – So FDA issues a warning today about Novartis Consumer Health’s Maalox. We’ll print it verbatim: Choosing the wrong liquid Maalox product for your condition can have harmful consequences, warns the Food and Drug Administration. Consumers may be confused by the similar packaging and labeling of liquid MaaloxMORE HERE

LONDON – Many brands that were once popular still get exposure through popular media, especially through photography and movies. We happened upon one razor brand, Personna, in the back of a 1960s photo of Roger Daltrey of The Who. The rocker is standing a block or two away from theMORE HERE

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.MORE HERE

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, andMORE HERE

CHASKA, Minnesota – Great brands bring personality to commodities to products like soap. Perhaps the best example of such a brand is Mr. Bubble. If the packaging and marketing were not there, the product would not be interesting at all. But since the packaging and old advertising was so good,MORE HERE

LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS – Back in the early 20th century, there was one brand for women’s problems. It was Lydia Pinkham’s. The Midol of its time, it cured all sorts of ailments for women. Back then with medicines, they often cured MANY ailments. We knew nothing of the brand until weMORE HERE