Peer-Reviewed

Omics technologies in quantitative microbial risk assessment. S. Brul, J. Bassett, P. Cook, S. Kathariou, P. McClure, P.R. Jasti, R. Betts. Trends in Food Science & Technology Volume 7, Issue 1 (2012) 12-24

A risk assessment approach for fresh fruits. Bassett J, McClure P.  J Appl Microbiol. 2008 Apr;104(4):925-43. Epub 2008 Jan 24. Review. Erratum in: J Appl Microbiol. 2009 May;106(5):1760.

Applying the food safety objective and related standards to thermal inactivation of Salmonella in poultry meat.  Membré JM, Bassett J, Gorris LG.  J Food Prot. 2007 Sep;70(9):2036-44.

A probabilistic modeling approach in thermal inactivation: estimation of post-process Bacillus cereus spore prevalence and concentration.  Membré JM, Amézquita A, Bassett J, Giavedoni P, Blackburn Cde W, Gorris LG.  J Food Prot. 2006 Jan;69(1):118-29.


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Other Publications

Risk Profile in Relation to Toxoplasma in the Food Chain. ACMSF Ad hoc Group on Vulnerable Groups, UK Food Standards Agency, September 2012.

Tools for Microbiological Risk Assessment. Bassett J (ed). ILSI Europe Report Series 2012 :1-40

Impact of Microbial Distributions on Food Safety. Bassett J (ed). ILSI Europe Report Series 2010:1-64

Report on the Increased Incidence of Listeriosis in the UK. ACMSF Ad hoc Group on Vulnerable Groups, UK Food Standards Agency, July 2009.

Report on Botulism in Sheep and Goats. ACMSF Ad hoc Group on Botulism in Cattle, Sheep and Goats, UK Food Standards Agency, Feb 2009.

Report on the Safe Cooking of Burgers. ACMSF Ad hoc Group on Safe Cooking of Burgers. Food Standards Agency, June 2007.

Report on Minimally Processed Infant Weaning Foods and the Risk of Infant Botulism. ACMSF Ad hoc Group on Infant Botulism, UK Food Standards Agency, July 2006.


Unilever Publications

A Bayesian network model describing the distribution of C.botulinum spores in a proposed range of baby food. Aspinall L, Bassett J, Jefferies D. Unilever R&D Report. June 2005.

Risk and control of pathogens associated with fresh fruit. Bassett J. Unilever R&D Report. November 2004.

Determination of heating parameters for inactivation of pathogens in poultry products. Bassett J, Sawant NV, Johnston M, McClure P. Unilever R&D Report. December 2003.

Bacillus cereus in sous vide meal products: A modelling approach to chilled shelf life. Bassett J, Billon C, Jones C. Unilever R&D Report. December 2003.

Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo and uncertainty/variability analysis applied to thermal inactivation of Salmonella in chicken. Membre JM, Johnston M, Bassett J. Unilever R&D Report. August 2004.