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FTC orders weight-loss firm Sensa Products to return $26.5 million
FTC orders weight-loss firm Sensa Products to return $26.5 million

The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday cracked down on Sensa Products, an El Segundo company that sells a weight-loss powder that users sprinkle on food to help curb their appetite. The powder, which is marketed as activating the part of the brain that helps control appetite, is said to make users feel fuller faster so they eat less. Federal regulators, however, weren't buying the pitch. Sensa Products now has to return $26.5 million to consumers who bought its product because the company used faulty science in its marketing to mislead consumers, the FTC said. Federal regulators also announced a settlement with two other companies over the marketing of weight-loss products. ...

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