Richard Blau Interviewed by AM Tampa Bay on Farm Workers Amidst COVID-19

TAMPA, FL – April 14, 2020 – Richard M. Blau, shareholder and chair of GrayRobinson’s alcohol beverage lawfood law and medical cannabis law practice groups, was interviewed by NewsRadio WFLA /iHeart Radio in the segment, “Why More Must Be Done to Protect Farm Workers During the Coronavirus.” Mr. Blau discusses the impact of COVID-19 on farm workers and truckers – the unsung heroes who keep America’s food distribution system going.  Mr. Blau also explains why The U.S. Department of Agriculture should disburse some of the $23.5 billion that Congress appropriated specifically for food producers under the CARES Act to farmers for paying workers a fair wage, improving work conditions to comply with CDC guidelines, and providing health care to the men and women who harvest the food we eat. Listen to the full interview here.