Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 93 restaurants in February. All passed their semi-annual inspections, scoring 70 points or higher. Inspectors subtract points for critical violations. A portion of scores appear weekly in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
Flamingo's Sandwiches, Medford;
Grand Central Bagel, Medford;
Human Bean, Central Point;
The Lunch Lady, Medford;
Mario's Sandwiches, East Jackson Street, Medford;
McDonald's No. 5596, White City;
Phil's Frosty, Shady Cove;
The Pit Stop Espresso, Jacksonville;
Purple Parrot No. 12, Delta Waters Road, Medford;
The RRRink, Medford;
Scienceworks Hands On Museum, Medford;
Shady Cove Food & Friends Mealsite, Shady Cove;
Zen Cafe, Medford.
The following restaurants received passing scores:
Abby's Legendary Pizza, White City - 88;
Abby's Legendary Pizza, Crater Lake Highway, Medford - 94;
Angelo's Pizza Parlor, Phoenix - 88;
Apple Peddler Restaurant No. 4, White City - 88;
Ashland Street Cinema, Ashland - 96;
Beasy's On the Creek, Ashland - 94;
Beijing House, Medford - 89;
Bel Di's on the Rogue, Shady Cove - 87;
Bento Express, Siskiyou Boulevard, Ashland - 96;
Bonsai Teriyaki Sushi III, East Barnett Road, Medford - 89.
Critical violations 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 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.