Jackson County health inspectors in October evaluated 143 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Extreme Fresh, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 87;
- Frau Kemmling Schoolhaus, Jacksonville — 95;
- Golden Dynasty, Ashland — 89;
- The Great American Pizza Co., Ashland — 97;
- Hawaiian Hut, Central Point — 92;
- Hematology Oncology Associates Properties, Medford — 95;
- The Homestead Lounge, Rogue River — 97;
- Jack in the Box, South Pacific Highway, Medford — 95;
- Jack in the Box No. 7103, Barnett Road, Medford — 87;
- Jack's Full Moon Saloon, Phoenix — 95;
- Joe's La Burrita, Medford — 92;
- Joe's Sports Bar & Grill, Medford — 92;
- Ling's, White City — 87;
- Los Arcos Taqueria, Medford — 94;
- McDonald's No. 4483, Biddle Road, Medford — 97;
- McDonald's, Walmart, Center Drive, Medford — 94;
- McDonald's, Central Point — 94;
- Medford Food & Friends Meals, Medford — 94;
- Mustard Seed Cafe, Jacksonville — 95;
- Original Bobbio's Pizza, Central Point — 94;
- Phil's Frosty, Shady Cove — 95;
- Picnic Basket Delicatessen, Shady Cove — 97;
- Pilot Travel Center No. 391, Central Point — 92;
- Pony Espresso, Jacksonville — 95;
- Puck's Donuts, Medford — 97;
- Quiznos, Central Point — 95.
Inspectors subtract points for violations of "priority" and "priority foundation" items, which 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 and www.mailtribune.com/dining.
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.