Janice Neitzel

Janice Neitzel is a principal of Sustainable Solutions Group with an MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio School of Management. Ms. Neitzel guides international corporations in the retail, grocery, and restaurant industries, creating measurable animal welfare improvements in product management and supply chain sourcing that increase product quality, reduce risk, and build brand premium while lessening the suffering of animals.

Ol’ McDonald had a Farm (Bill)

For most of this year, Congress has been debating what to include in the 2007 Farm Bill, but there is still time for you to contact your legislators and have an influence. This opportunity to shape what food is grown, how it is grown, who grows it, and who can afford to eat it only … Continued

Coke, please – no ice, no animal testing…

Soft drinks – animal testing; come again? Earlier this year, Coca-Cola (Coke, Minute Maid, Fruitopia) and Pepsico (Pepsi, Tropicana, Gatorage) made decisions that their value chains will no longer include animal testing. Each agreed to stop directly financing research that uses animals to test or develop their products, except where such testing is required by … Continued

The Times They Are a-Changin’ – Animal Welfare Value-Chain Improvements

A few weeks ago, Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. parent company, CKE Restaurants announced it will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, said spokesmen for Hardee’s and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Jeff Mochal, of Hardee’s said, “We take animal welfare concerns very seriously…When … Continued