Board Backs Ban On BPA In Baby Food Packaging

AUGUSTA - Maine's Board of Environmental Protection is endorsing a ban on the chemical known as BPA in packaging for infant formula and baby food containers.

The board voted unanimously yesterday to support the ban.

Board members say studies have shown that BPA is linked to a number of health problems, including learning disabilities.

The board will formally vote on the ban next week, then it will be up to the legislature to decide whether the ban becomes law in Maine.

Clay Gordon

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Clay was hired by WVII/WFVX as a morning anchor for FOX BANGOR's 7AM News Hour and as reporter for the 6,10 & 11 o’clock news in July 2011.

He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his B.A. in Journalism. Clay has worked at Fox National News in New York, WTIU in Indianapolis and the Big Ten Network.

In his free time, Clay is a firefighter for the Holden Fire/Rescue Department in Holden and is an avid hockey fan.

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