January 7th, 2014
FTC Cracks Down on Weight-Loss Product Marketers
By Jennifer Corbett Dooren
The Wall Street Journal
Federal regulators cracked down on companies that said their products would help people lose weight with little effort.
The Federal Trade Commission announced settlements Tuesday totaling $34 million against three companies, the largest being a $26.5 million settlement against Sensa Products LLC. The company markets a dietary supplement called Sensa that is sprinkled on foods.