Jackson County health inspectors in August evaluated 78 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. Thirty-seven received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published, in weekly portions, in the Mail Tribune. The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
Ma's Restaurant, 20756 Highway 62, Shady Cove — 100;
Mihama Teriyaki Grill, 1253B Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland — 100;
New Sammy's Cowboy Bistro, 2210 S. Pacific Highway, Talent — 100;
North Medford Bobbios Pizza, 2105 Roberts Road, Medford — 100;
North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Dr., Medford, — 100;
Northwest Pizza & Pasta Co., 1585 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland — 100;
Parkside Cafe, 110 Hawthorne St., Medford — 100;
Providence Medford Med Center (Dietary), 1111 Crater Lake Ave., Medford — 100;
Porters, 147 N. Front St., Medford — 100;
Rocky Mountain Chocolate, 1600 N. Riverside Ave., #2013, Medford — 100;
Sammich, 424 Bridge St., Ashland — 100;
Shady Cove Food & Friends, 65 Cleveland St., Shady Cove — 100;
Starbucks Coffee #14320, 3005 Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 100;
Starbucks Coffee #448, 120 E. Main St., Ashland — 100;
Subway Sandwiches & Salads, 1250 Crater Lake Ave., Medford — 100;
Thai Bistro, 535 Stevens St., Suite F, Medford — 100;
The Wharf Fresh Seafood, 827 W. Jackson St., Medford — 100;
Yellow Basket Restaurant, 163 S. Front St., Central Point — 100.
Inspectors subtract points for violations of “priority” and “priority foundation” items.
These include: Foods maintained 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.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental public health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.