Grocers bring back limits on buying toilet paper, other items

A man wearing a medical mask while selecting produce in a grocery store.

Some grocery retailer chains are bringing again limits on buying sure objects together with rest room paper as COVID-19 circumstances spike within the U.S.

In an announcement to USA TODAY, Kroger stated they’ve “proactively and briefly set buy limits to 2 per buyer” on objects together with rest room paper, paper towels, disinfecting wipes and hand cleaning soap. The boundaries went into impact round Monday, the grocery store chain stated.


Kroger operates shops below a number of manufacturers in 35 states and the District of Columbia. The boundaries apply to each in-store and on-line orders.

H-E-B, which manages greater than 400 shops largely in Texas, imposed limits as of Oct. 31 on rest room paper and paper towels to shops in Border, Central Texas, Gulf Coast and San Antonio areas, based on a hyperlink on its web site monitoring buy limits.

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