News from Australia:
HUNDREDS of people who claim they were poisoned by toxic soy milk are set to share in a $25 million compensation payout.
The proposed settlement is the biggest in Australian food safety class action history, lawyers say.
Almost 500 victims claim they got sick after drinking Bonsoy, which allegedly contained dangerously high iodine levels.
“Some people have had to have their thyroid surgically removed and will be on hormone replacement therapy for the rest of their lives,” Maurice Blackburn principal Jacob Varghese said.
“A couple of women had miscarriages, and people with underlying thyroid disease suffered exacerbated symptoms such as extruded eyeballs and heart palpitations.
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