Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 133 restaurants in January. A portion of scores appear weekly in the Mail Tribune.

Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 133 restaurants in January. A portion of scores appear weekly in the Mail Tribune.

The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:

Karen's Kitchen, Grants Pass — 93; Kobe Restaurant, Ashland — 92; La Burrita, Medford — 87; Laurel Hills Golf Course, Central Point — 92; Lela's Cafe, Ashland — 99; Ling's, White City — 83; Little Caesars Pizza, Medford — 86; Lumpy's No. 2, Phoenix — 96; Lumpy's No. 5, South Riverside, Medford — 97; Ma's, Central Point — 87; Magnolia Grill, Jacksonville — 90; Mario's Sandwiches, Medford — 99; Mazatlan Grill, Central Point — 91; McDonald's, Central Point — 88; McDonald's, Phoenix — 89; McDonald's No. 14537, Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 95; Medford Coffee Company, Medford — 95; Miguel's Family Mexican Restaurant, Ashland — 85; Mrs. Q's Restaurant, Medford — 89; The Mustard Seed Cafe, Jacksonville — 98; Newts Hot Dogs, Ashland — 91; The Old Farm House Restaurant, Central Point — 88; Orange Julius, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 89; Panda Garden, Ashland — 95; Phil's Frosty, Shady Cove — 95; The Pit Stop Espresso, Jacksonville — 96; Pizza Hut No. 102023, South Riverside Avenue, Medford — 90; Purple Parrot No. 8, Highland Drive, Medford — 92; Purple Parrot No. 12, Delta Waters Road, Medford — 95; Quizno's, Biddle Road, Medford — 91; Quizno's No. 2, Stewart Avenue, Medford — 77; Red Lion Hotel, Medford — 84; Red Lobster No. 576, Medford — 92; Redrock Italian Eatery, Medford — 90.

Inspectors subtract points for critical violations, which include: foods held at improper temperatures, improperly cooled or reheated; not properly protected from contamination, from unapproved origins, unsafe, adulterated or not honestly presented; not date-marked or discarded upon expiration; raw animal foods improperly cooked; presence of rodents or insects; inadequate personal hygiene; failure to clean and sanitize food equipment; lack of an approved water system; toxic chemicals or cleansers not properly stored, used or labeled.

Restaurant scores are posted at www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com online.

Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.