March 2022

This list includes all studies we know of published in March 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

Ampofo, J., & Ngadi, M. (2022). Ultrasound-assisted processing: Science, technology and challenges for the plant-based protein industry. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 84, 105955.

Dullaghan, N. (2022). Forecasts estimate limited cultured meat production through 2050. Rethink Priorities.

Pua, A., Tang, V. C. Y., Goh, R. M. V., Sun, J., Lassabliere, B., & Liu, S. Q. (2022). Ingredients, Processing, and Fermentation: Addressing the Organoleptic Boundaries of Plant-Based Dairy Analogues. Foods, 11(6).

Qin, P., Wang, T., & Luo, Y. (2022). A review on plant-based proteins from soybean: Health benefits and soy product development. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 7, 100265.

Diet change

Altenburg, D., & Spruyt, A. (2022). Predicting meat consumption from concurrent, automatic appraisals: Introducing nuance to product appraisals. Appetite, 170, 105847.

de Boer, J., & Aiking, H. (2022). Do EU consumers think about meat reduction when considering to eat a healthy, sustainable diet and to have a role in food system change? Appetite, 170, 105880.

Grasso, S., Rondoni, A., Bari, R., Smith, R., & Mansilla, N. (2022). Effect of information on consumers’ sensory evaluation of beef, plant-based and hybrid beef burgers. Food Quality and Preference, 96, 104417.

Krings, V. C., Dhont, K., & Hodson, G. (2022). Food technology neophobia as a psychological barrier to clean meat acceptance. Food Quality and Preference, 96, 104409.

Kubacak, K., Meyers, C., Ford, H. L., Li, N., & Kennedy, L. (2022). Influence of message theme on consumer perceptions of lab grown meat. Journal of Applied Communications, 106(1).

Lin-Hi, N., Schäfer, K., Blumberg, I., & Hollands, L. (2022). The omnivore’s paradox and consumer acceptance of cultured meat: An experimental investigation into the role of perceived organizational competence and excitement. Journal of Cleaner Production, 338, 130593.

Marshall, D., Bano, F., & Banas, K. (2022). A meaty issue: The effect of meat-related label terminology on the willingness to eat vegetarian foods. Food Quality and Preference, 96, 104413.

McCarty, T., & Faber, G. (2022). Estimating the environmental benefits of plant-based nudging. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 1–10.

Motoki, K., Park, J., Spence, C., & Velasco, C. (2021). Contextual acceptance of novel and unfamiliar foods: Insects, cultured meat, plant-based meat alternatives, and 3D printed foods. Food Quality and Preference, 104368.

Onwezen, M. C., Verain, M. C. D., & Dagevos, H. (2022). Positive emotions explain increased intention to consume five types of alternative proteins. Food Quality and Preference, 96, 104446.

Pakseresht, A., Ahmadi Kaliji, S., & Canavari, M. (2022). Review of factors affecting consumer acceptance of cultured meat. Appetite, 170, 105829.

Shafiee, M., Islam, N., Ramdath, D. D., & Vatanparast, H. (2022). Most Frequently Consumed Red/Processed Meat Dishes and Plant-Based Foods and Their Contribution to the Intake of Energy, Protein, and Nutrients-to-Limit among Canadians. Nutrients, 14(6).

Stollar, M., Rumble, J. N., Buck, E. B., Specht, A. R., Hu, W., & Knipe, C. L. (2022). Consumers’ Purchasing Intent Regarding Conventional, Plant-Based, and Cultured Meats. Journal of Applied Communications, 106(1).

Taufik, D., Bouwman, E. P., Reinders, M. J., Noppers, E. H., & Dagevos, H. (2022). Leveraging intrinsically rewarding symbolic attributes to promote consumer adoption of plant-based food innovations. Cleaner and Responsible Consumption, 4, 100050.

Vatn, A., Aasen, M., Thøgersen, J., Dunlap, R. E., Fisher, D. R., Hellevik, O., & Stern, P. (2022). What role do climate considerations play in consumption of red meat in Norway? Global Environmental Change, 73, 102490.

Wistar, A., Hall, M. G., Bercholz, M., & Taillie, L. S. (2022). Designing environmental messages to discourage red meat consumption: an online experiment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5).


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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