August 2022

This list includes all studies we know of published in August 2022 that are:

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

  • 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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Animal-free foods

Beacom, E., Repar, L., & Bogue, J. (2022). Consumer motivations and desired product attributes for 2.0 plant-based products: a conceptual model of consumer insight for market-oriented product development and marketing. SN Business & Economics, 2(8), 115.

Corcoran, S., & Mullee, A. (2022). Attitudes and beliefs towards meat substitute products among adult male omnivores in the republic of Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 81(OCE4).

Dean, D., Rombach, M., Koning, W. de, Vriesekoop, F., Satyajaya, W., Yuliandari, P., Anderson, M., Mongondry, P., Urbano, B., Luciano, C. A. G., Hao, W., Eastwick, E., Achirimbi, E., Jiang, Z., Boereboom, A., Rashid, F., Khan, I., Alvarez, B., & Aguiar, L. K. (2022). Understanding key factors influencing consumers’ willingness to try, buy, and pay a price premium for mycoproteins. Nutrients, 14(16).

Garrison, G. L., Biermacher, J. T., & Brorsen, B. W. (2022). How much will large-scale production of cell-cultured meat cost? Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 10, 100358.

Hoogstraaten, M., Frenken, K., Vaskelainen, T., & Boon, W. (2022). Replacing meat, an easy feat? the role of strategic categorizing in the rise of meat substitutes. SSRN Electronic Journal.

Ma, C.-C., & Chang, H.-P. (2022). The Effect of Novel and Environmentally Friendly Foods on Consumer Attitude and Behavior: A Value-Attitude-Behavioral Model. Foods, 11(16).

Mason-D’Croz, D., Barnhill, A., Bernstein, J., Bogard, J., Dennis, G., Dixon, P., Fanzo, J., Herrero, M., McLaren, R., Palmer, J., Rieder, T., Rimmer, M., & Faden, R. (2022). Ethical and economic implications of the adoption of novel plant-based beef substitutes in the USA: a general equilibrium modelling study. The Lancet. Planetary Health, 6(8), e658–e669.

Pater, L., Kollen, C., Damen, F. W. M., Zandstra, E. H., Fogliano, V., & Steenbekkers, B. L. P. A. (2022). The perception of 8- to 10-year-old Dutch children towards plant-based meat analogues. Appetite, 178, 106264.

Treich, N., & Espinosa, R. (2022). Eliciting Non-Hypothetical Willingness-to-Pay for Novel Products: An Application to Cultured Meat. SSRN Electronic Journal.

Wang, H., Chen, Q., Zhu, C., & Bao, J. (2022). Paying for the Greater Good?-What Information Matters for Beijing Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Plant-Based Meat? Foods, 11(16).

Ye, T., & Mattila, A. S. (2022). The impact of environmental messages on consumer responses to plant-based meat: Does language style matter? International Journal of Hospitality Management, 107, 103298.

Ye, Y., Zhou, J., Guan, X., & Sun, X. (2022). Commercialization of cultured meat products: Current status, challenges, and strategic prospects. Future Foods, 100177.

Diet change

Edenbrandt, A. K., & Lagerkvist, C.-J. (2022). Consumer perceptions and attitudes towards climate information on food. Journal of Cleaner Production, 370, 133441.

James, W. H. M., Lomax, N., Birkin, M., & Collins, L. M. (2022). Targeted policy intervention for reducing red meat consumption: conflicts and trade-offs. BMC Nutrition, 8(1), 80.

Tonsor, G. T., & Lusk, J. L. (2022). U.S. perspective: Meat demand outdoes meat avoidance. Meat Science, 190, 108843.

Markowski, K. L. (2022). Identity processes and food choice: predictors of dietary lapses among ethical and health vegans. The Journal of Social Psychology, 1–17.

Marrero, A., Anderson, E., de la Vega, C., Beltran, V., Haneuse, S., Golden, C., & Mattei, J. (2022). An integrated assessment of environmental sustainability and nutrient availability of food consumption patterns in Latin America and the Caribbean. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Sievert, K., Lawrence, M., Parker, C., & Baker, P. (2022). What’s really at ‘steak’? Understanding the global politics of red and processed meat reduction: A framing analysis of stakeholder interviews. Environmental Science & Policy, 137, 12–21.

Wesseldijk, L. W., Tybur, J. M., Boomsma, D. I., Willemsen, G., & Vink, J. M. (2023). The heritability of pescetarianism and vegetarianism. Food Quality and Preference, 103, 104705.

Social change

Luiz Morais-da-Silva, R., Glufke Reis, G., Sanctorum, H., & Forte Maiolino Molento, C. (2022). The social impacts of a transition from conventional to cultivated and plant-based meats: Evidence from Brazil. Food Policy, 111, 102337.

Animal welfare campaigns

Petterson, A., Currie, G., Friend, S., & Ferguson, H. J. (2022). The effect of narratives on attitudes toward animal welfare and pro-social behaviour on behalf of animals: Three pre-registered experiments. Poetics, 101709.


Thanks to suggestions by the RECAP group, the Fish Advocacy Slack group, the research library of Faunalytics, the FAST list, and suggestions by ACE staff.

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