The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has taken action action. Janet Helm has the details. For example:
The makers of Sensa will need to pay $26.5 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptive weight-loss claims and misleading endorsements to sell these sprinkles.
The FTC charged that California-based Sensa Products, LLC, its parent, and Sensa creator Dr. Alan Hirsch and CEO Adam Goldenberg, deceptively advertised that Sensa enhances food’s smell and taste, making users feel full faster, so they eat less and lose weight, without dieting or exercising.