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Y2K and Food Safety

March 26, 2003
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With just six months before the millennium, the Government is undertaking a massive outreach program aimed at making private-sector organizations aware of Y2K problems and solutions. The President's Council of Year 2000 Conversion established federal working groups in key economic sectors to provide this outreach The Food Supply Working Group has identified nearly 100 broad constituency categories involved in food production or distribution

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is working to ensure its computer systems are prepared to support the food safety inspection program visit. Visit the FSIS Year 2000 (Y2K) Program Web site for official statements, letters and fact sheets developed so far on Y2K.

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