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Wegmans expands limited-purchase item list amidst shortages

Wegmans donating over $600,000 to FeedMore WNY
Posted at 9:55 AM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 10:22:50-04

BUFFALO, N.Y (WKBW) — It's no secret that many items are getting hard to come by at local supermarkets. As a result, Wegmans is expanding their list of "limited-purchase" items "due to limited supply and high demand" during widespread concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition to limited-purchasing of some items, all New York stores (excluding Brooklyn) will close between midnight and 6 a.m. for cleaning and restocking of stores.

All "The Pub By Wegmans" locations inside stores are now closed as well.

These items currently have purchase limits, if they are in stock -

Baby

Baby Wipes – limit 2

Baby Medication – limit 3

Diapers – limit 2

Bakery

Packaged Breads & Rolls – limit 2

Cleaning Supplies

Bleach, Laundry Boosters & Pre-treaters – limit 1

Household Cleaners – limit 2

Dairy

Eggs – limit 2

Milk, Buttermilk & Milk Substitutes – limit 2

Frozen

Frozen Vegetables – limit 4

Grocery

Boxed Cereal – limit 2

Canned & Packaged Fruit – limit 2

Canned Meat & Beans – limit 2

Canned Seafood – limit 4

Canned Vegetables – limit 4

Flour or Corn Meal – limit 1

Hot Cereal – limit 2

Juices – limit 2

Packaged Dinners & Entrees – limit 4

Packaged Milk – limit 2

Packaged Pasta – limit 4

Pasta Sauce – limit 4

Peanut & Other Nut Butters – limit 2

Rice – limit 2

Soups – limit 4

Sugar, Sugar Substitutes & Corn Syrup – limit 1

Health & Wellness

Allergy Medications – limit 2

Anti-Bacterial Hand Soaps – limit 2

Blood Pressure Monitors, Health Trackers, Thermometers, Vaporizers, and Humidifiers – limit 1

Cold & Sinus Items – limit 3

Cotton Balls, Pads & Swabs – limit 2

Feminine Hygiene Items – limit 3

First Aid Items – limit 3

Hand Sanitizers – limit 2

Herbal Supplements – limit 2

Homeopathic Items – limit 2

Incontinence Items – limit 3

Mouthwash – limit 2

Nutritional Meal Replacements (bars, shakes, powders) – limit 2

Pain Relief Items – limit 3

Shaving Items – limit 2

Sports Medicine Items – limit 2

Stomach Relief Items – limit 2

Toothpaste – limit 1

Vitamins – limit 3

Meat

Family Pack Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts – limit 2

Family Pack Ground Beef, 80% Lean – limit 2

Paper Products

Bath Tissue – limit 2

Facial Tissue – limit 1

Paper Towels – limit 2