November 2020

This list includes all studies we know of published in the respective month that are:

  • Empirical (original, meta-analysis, or review of empirical studies), and

  • about advocating for farmed animals (rather than, for example, the welfare of farmed animals themselves) or,

  • provide evidence from basic empirical research that may be of interest to farmed animal advocates.

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Diet change & Animal-free foods

Bryant, C. & Krelling, K. (2020). Alternative Proteins in Brazil: Nomenclature for Plant Based & Cultured Meat. Preprint

Egeler, G.-A. & Baur, P. (2020). Menüwahl in der Hochschulmensa : Fleisch oder Vegi? Ergebnisse eines 12-wöchigen Feldexperiments. (In German; English Abstract)

Lundén, S.; Hopia, A.; Forsman, L.; Sandell, M. (2020). Sensory and Conceptual Aspects of Ingredients of Sustainable Sources—Finnish Consumers’ Opinion. Foods 2020, 9, 1669.

Pechey, R., Hollands, G. J., & Marteau, T. (2020, November 11). Are meat options preferred to comparable vegetarian options? An experimental study.

Pittman, M. (2020), "Accountability moderates the effects of egoistic and altruistic appeals in prosocial messages", Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 37 No. 7, pp. 807-820.

Profeta, A.; Baune, M.; Smetana, S.; Bornkessel, S.; Broucke, K.; van Royen, G.; Enneking, U.; Weiss, J.; Heinz, V.; Terjung, N. (2020). Consumer Preferences for Meat Products Blended with Plant-Based Proteins in Germany. Preprints 2020, 2020110677 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202011.0677.v1).

Social change

ASPCA & LRP (2020). COVID-19’s Impact on Public Attitudes Toward Industrial Animal Agriculture. Link to pdf

Animal welfare campaigns

Cox, V. (2020). Shrimp Welfare - 2020 Recommended idea. Charity Entrepreneurship Research Report. EA Forum

Beggs, T. (2020). Beliefs About Chickens And Fish & Their Relation To Animal-Positive Behaviors. Faunalytics


Haggerty, B. (2020). Development, Data, And The Psychology Of Giving. Faunalytics


Thanks to suggestions by the RECAP group, the research library of Faunalytics, and suggestions by ACE staff. I also did a search on Google Scholar using the search terms intext:(“meat” AND “consumer behavior”); intext:(“meat” AND “attitudes”); and intext:(“meat” AND “preferences”); after:2020-10-31. (To be improved!)