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Publix, Winn-Dixie set purchase limits on some items



Miami, Florida — Last week Publix, which operates nearly 1,300 stores across seven states in the Southeast, began limiting customers to two each of the following items:

-Canned cranberry sauce

-Canned pie filling

-Jarred gravy

-Cream cheese


-Canola and vegetable oil

-Paper napkins

-Disposable cups

-Cutlery and plates

-Toilet paper

-Rolled sausage

Two-purchase limits are also set on sports drinks, refrigerated pet food, and canned cat food.
Stores have placed signs on the shelves indicating which items are limited.

Winn-Dixie, which operates stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, is limiting the number of turkeys to one per customer.

According to spokeswoman Meredith Hurley, the Jacksonville-based grocery chain is not limiting other key holiday items but is asking customers to purchase only what they need when shopping for Thanksgiving.


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