Maine has become the latest state to impose a ban on the harmful chemical BPA.  Both the Maine House of Representatives and Maine Senate voted to approve a prohibition on the sale of certain children’s products that contain BPA, which was developed under Maine’s Kid-Safe Products Act. Governor LePage had until April 22 to veto the bill, which was ultimately finalized due to inaction (he neither vetoed nor officially signed the bill). Starting January 1, 2012, BPA will be banned from baby bottles, sippy cups, water bottles, and reusable food storage containers.   (more…)