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Down in Washington. D.C., a constant, unobtrusive cold war is being waged by three organizations—the Federal Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and a quiet institution known as The Proprietary Association. These three groups are vigilantly protecting the consumer against foods, drugs, and cosmetics that are adulterated, or labeled or advertised with false or misleading statements. They also do occasional battle with the remnants of the once-famous quack-medicine makers, known to some as “the patent-medicine industry.” They were fugitives from justice, with a record both long and nauseating. ...
which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world. The bottlers, who hold territorially exclusive contracts with the company, produce finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate in combination with filtered water and sweeteners. The bottlers then sell, distribute and merchandise Coca-Cola to retail stores and vending machines. Such bottlers include Coca-Cola Enterprises , which is the largest single Coca-Cola bottler in North America and western Europe. The Coca-Cola Company also sells concentrate for soda fountains to major restaurants and food service distributors. The Coca-Cola Company has, ...
Integrating modern and traditional medicine: Facts and figures ...
Traditional medicine (TM) is due a revival. For millennia, people around the world have healed the sick with herbal or animal-derived remedies, handed down through generations. In Africa and Asia, 80 per cent of the population still uses traditional remedies rather than modern medicine for primary healthcare. And in developed nations, TM is rapidly gaining appeal. Estimates suggest up to 80 per cent of the population has tried a therapy such as acupuncture or homeopathy. And a survey conducted earlier this year found that 74 per cent of US medical students believe that Western medicine would benefit by integrating traditional or ... market research, surveys and trends
Trademarks in India « discount gucci sunglasses
Trademarks have a definite role in development and growth of any enterprise, and in turn, of the economy of the nation. Reputed trademarks make or mar an economy. A successful trademark ensures higher level of sales and production, thus more employment, better wages and better purchasing power for workers and more profits for shareholders and managers. This facilitates expansion of business activity horizontally in other nations, and by way of vertical integration, i.e. the undertakings may be able to produce and sell integrating forward and backward and in turn more success. Trademark may be seen as the source of information ... market research, surveys and trends


Interactions between the British and American Patent Medicine ...
The major British patent medicine makers at that time differed from .... hands, White holding 56 percent of the shares and most of the directors being ... cate, said to be anxious to pay œ1 million for the right to make and sell his ... glass and all kinds of gilded decorations, which were to make a leisurely ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Project Gutenberg eBook of HISTORY of the COMSTOCK PATENT ...
The Project Gutenberg EBook of History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, by Robert B. Shaw This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills Author: Robert B. Shaw Release Date: September 8, 2004 [EBook #13397] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Nobel Laureates, pioneers celebrate lasers in the City of Light
--It was truly an honor to attend "50 Years of the Laser in the City of Light" from June 21-23 in Paris--one of the worldwide events of 2010 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the laser . Organized by the Institut de la Lumière Extrême or Extreme Light Institute (ELI) at ENSTA and chaired by Gérard Mourou, École Polytechnique professor and ELI director, the three-day event brought around 600 laser industry professionals and a nearly equivalent number of students and lay people to Paris, France to celebrate the laser by reliving its history, describing its broad role in current applications, and foretelling ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Scientists Build a Rat Lung
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit Scientists have made partly functioning rat lungs in the laboratory, a small yet tantalizing step in the quest to create fresh body parts for transplantation or to treat disease. A team led by researchers from Yale University took apart rats' lungs and rebuilt them with new cells in a glass jar. When transplanted into live rats for a few hours, the new organs successfully ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Smith Brother's Cough Drops As A Patent Medicine - SMITH BROTHERS'
created in Philadelphia, the patent medicine ... as a trademark [Figure 3] and had their likenesses fixed to glass display jars ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Patent medicine labels and advertisements (Library of Congress ...
The Library of Congress generally does not own rights to material in its collections and, therefore, cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. For further rights information, see "Rights Information" below and the Rights and Restrictions Information page ( ). Rights Advisory : No known restrictions on publication. Reproduction Number : --- Call Number : LOT 10632 (H) [P&P] Medium : ca. 420 prints : engravings, etchings, lithographs, b&w and color ; 33 x 43 cm. or smaller. Rights assessment is your responsibility. Call ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Collections : Archives and Special Collections
In eighteenth and nineteenth century America, glass bottles were often hand-blown.   These early bottles were free form and therefore were often irregular,misshapen or asymmetrical, as are some of the bottles in the collection.   They were shaped on blow pipes and had to be detached from the pipe when finshed, resulting in a round imprint on the bottom of the bottle known as a 'pontil' mark.   Another odd feature of these early bottles was the inconsistency of the amount of liquid a bottle could ...
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What is Shou Wu Chih and whats the use of it?
Shou Wu Chih (simplified Chinese: 首乌汁; traditional Chinese: 首烏汁; pinyin: Shǒu Wū Zhī) is a Chinese patent medicine that is reputed to act as a tonic and to turn gray hair black. Contents [hide] * 1 Ingredients * 2 Use * 3 Production and export * 4 See also [edit] Ingredients Shou Wu Chih is a sweetened, black-colored liquid containing 15% alcohol, as well as various herbs. Its herbal ingredients include the following: * Root of Polygonum multiflorum (Radix Polygoni multiflori, also called fo-ti or ho shou wu) - 25% * Root of Angelica sinensis (Chinese angelica, also called dong quai or danggui) - 25% * Rhizome of Polygonatum ...
I found an old glass bottle that said Mrs. Wilsons Soothing Syrup ...
Are you sure that it is Wilson or Winslow's.... Winslow's Soothing Syrup Remedy was sold by traveling salesman and in Drug stores. It's main use was for Teething, some sold it as a childrens cure-all. It was also advertised or supposed to clean and whiten teeth, sweeten breath, make the gums hard and healthy. They would advertise Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup - a non-narcotic medicine for children used for indigestion, diarrhowe, constipation and colic. An infamous bottle that contained a morphine based syrup that was alleged to have sent babies off to sleep never to wake up. The bottle ...