Acceptance Sampling Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 43.102 [Title 7, Agriculture; Subtitle B, Regulations of The Department of Agriculture; Chapter I , Agricultural Marketing Service H1 (Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices), Department of Agriculture; Subchapter A, Commodity Standards and Standard Container Regulations; Part 43, Standards for Sampling Plans; Definitions], acceptance sampling is "the art or science that deals with procedures in which decisions to accept or reject lots or processes are based on the examination of samples."