Title 7: Agriculture
Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued)
CHAPTER VII: FARM SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER C: REGULATIONS FOR WAREHOUSES
PART 735: REGULATIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES WAREHOUSE ACT
Subpart B: Warehouse Licensing
735.111 - Fair treatment.
(a) Contingent upon the capacity of a warehouse, a warehouse operator will deal in a fair and reasonable manner with persons storing, or seeking to store, an agricultural product in the warehouse if the agricultural product is:
(1) Of the kind, type, and quality customarily stored or handled in the area in which the warehouse is located;
(2) Tendered to the warehouse operator in a suitable condition for warehousing; and
(3) Tendered in a manner that is consistent with the ordinary and usual course of business.
(b) Nothing in this section will prohibit a warehouse operator from entering into an agreement with a depositor of an agricultural product to allocate available storage space.