The Meat and Poultry B2B Data Standards Organization (mpXML) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the organization has successfully accomplished its mission of creating a solid business-to-business e-commerce foundation for the meat and poultry supply chain. As a result, the Board unanimously voted on November 7, 2013, to transition all activities and relevant oversight to GS1 US. Although the transition process is still in progress, please visit:


for more information. If you have questions about the transition, please contact either Thomas Marchisello of GS1 US at tmarchisello@GS1US.org or Douglas Bailey of mpXML atdouglas.bailey@ams.usda.gov.