Contact: Jeff Cowan – GS1 US

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 Jeff Cowan of GS1 US at or Douglas Bailey of mpXML at