John Morrell Food Group Foodservice introduced Armour and John Morrell 40% Lower Sodium Franks. “With a rising awareness of sodium intake, we are interested in providing restaurant operators and patrons lower-sodium alternatives to some of the best-selling items on the menu,” says Chuck Gitkin, John Morrell Food Group vice president of marketing, innovation and R&D. “We are using a breakthrough, all-natural sodium alternative that allows for a one-to-one replacement of salt.” Officials say the new better-for-you formulation especially helps K-12 schools, healthcare facilities, and colleges and universities. New Lower Sodium Armour and John Morrell franks are CN-labeled for school lunch menus. Each 2oz frank provides a 2oz meat equivalent for child-nutrition meal-pattern requirements.