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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Humbird, D. (2020). Scale-Up Economics for Cultured Meat: Techno-Economic Analysis and Due Diligence. Center for Open Science. https://doi.org/10.31224/osf.io/795su
Lusk, J. (2021). “Trends in Demand for Plant Based Meat.” 2021. January 11, 2021. http://jaysonlusk.com/blog/2021/1/11/trends-in-demand-for-plant-based-meat.
Asher, K. E., Doucet, S., & Luke, A. (2021). Registered dietitians’ perceptions and use of the plant‐based recommendations in the 2019 Canada’s Food Guide. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12845
Bjørkdahl, K., & Syse, K. V. L. (2021). Welfare Washing: Disseminating Disinformation in Meat Marketing. Society & Animals, 1(aop), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685306-BJA10032
Dudinskaya, E.C.; Naspetti, S.; Arsenos, G.; Caramelle-Holtz, E.; Latvala, T.; Martin-Collado, D.; Orsini, S.; Ozturk, E.; Zanoli, R. European Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Red Meat Attributes. Preprints 2021, 2021010370 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202101.0370.v1)
Lund, T. B., Denver, S., Nordström, J., Christensen, T., & Sandøe, P. (2021). Moral Convictions and Meat Consumption—A Comparative Study of the Animal Ethics Orientations of Consumers of Pork in Denmark, Germany, and Sweden. Animals, 11(2), 329. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020329
Montalbano, M.; and Fornia, P. (2021). Twitter Trends: #CageFree, #Vegan, #AnimalRights, and More! Faunalytics
Nguyen, H. V., Nguyen, N., Nguyen, B. K., & Greenland, S. (2021). Sustainable Food Consumption: Investigating Organic Meat Purchase Intention by Vietnamese Consumers. Sustainability, 13(2), 953. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13020953
Chow, V.; Alaya, Y; Anderson, J. (2021). COVID-19 & Animals: Chinese Citizens’ Beliefs About COVID-19’s Links With Animal Agriculture. Faunalytics
Fitzgerald, A. J., Wilson, A., Bruce, J., Wurdemann-Stam, A., & Neufeld, C. (2021, January 31). Canada’s proposed prison farm program: Why it won’t work and what would work better. Evolve Our Prison Farms. www.evolveourprisonfarms.ca
Animal welfare campaigns
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO, 2021). Aquaculture - An investigation on trends and practices in India. Link to pdf
Waley, D.; Harris, M.; Goulding, I.; Correira, M; MegaPesca Lda; Carpenter, G. (2021). Catching Up - Fish Welfare in Wild Capture Fisheries. Eurogroup for Animals, January 2021, Link to pdf
Mercy For Animals (2021). The Farmed Animal Opportunity Index (FAOI). Link to website
Ville Sokk (2021). Ranking animal foods based on suffering and GHG emissions. EA Forum
Thanks to suggestions by the RECAP group, the Fish Advocacy Slack 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:2020-12-31. (To be improved!)