Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 108 restaurants in February. Inspectors subtract points from a perfect score of 100 for critical violations. A portion of scores appears weekly in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 or higher:
Rogue Valley Family Fun Center, Central Point: 98;
Scooter's Family Pizza, Shady Cove: 93;
Senor Sam's Mexican Grill, Ashland: 83;
Shoji's of Medford, Medford: 84;
Soco's Authentic Mexican Food, Ashland: 94;
Sportsman Tavern, Gold Hill: 79;
Starbucks Coffee, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford: 99;
The Station, Rogue River: 95;
Subway Sandwiches and Salads, Ashland Street, Ashland: 96;
Subway Sandwiches, White City: 93;
Sully's Original Philadelphia Philly, Medford: 96;
Sweet Cafe, Eagle Point: 82;
Taco Bell No. 1683, Ashland Street, Ashland: 98;
Taco Bell No. 4167, East Jackson Street, Medford: 94;
Taco Bell No. 17467, Crater Lake Highway, Medford: 91;
Taco Delite No. 2, Table Rock Road, Medford: 97;
Tacos La Morena II, Medford: 80;
Tarasco Mexican Restaurant No. 2, Medford: 92;
Tasty Thai Restaurant, Medford: 95;
Tinseltown USA 15 No. 254, Medford: 95;
Two Pines Smokehouse, Shady Cove: 85;
The Vinyl Club, Ashland: 98;
Wasabi Japanese Restaurant, Medford: 82;
Yuan-Yuan Restaurant, Ashland: 80;
Zach's Deli and Catering Co., Medford: 97;
Zoey's Cafe and All Natural Ice Cream, Ashland: 94.
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.