Reject Without Reasonable Cause [Agricultural Marketing Service] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 46.2 [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 B - Marketing Of Perishable Agricultural Commodities, Part 46 -Regulations (Other Than Rules Of Practice) Under The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930; Definitions] “Reject without reasonable cause” means “in connection with purchases, consignments, or joint account transactions: (1) Refusing or failing without legal justification to accept produce within a reasonable time; (2) advising the seller, shipper, or his agent that produce, complying with contract, will not be accepted; (3) indicating an intention not to accept produce through an act or failure to act inconsistent with the contract; or (4) any rejection following an act of acceptance.”