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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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