H-E-B updates product purchasing limits

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March 23, 2020 - 12:09 pm
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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- H-E-B says it's adjusting product purchasing limits on some additional items, as shoppers across the state continue to flock to stores in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here is the current list of limits, as of March 22:

Food items:

  • Chicken – 2 items
  • Ground Beef – 2 items
  • Ground turkey – 2 items
  • Hot dogs – 8 items
  • Water multipacks – 2 items
  • Water gallons – 2 items
  • Baby formula – 2 items
  • Eggs – 2 items
  • Frozen vegetables – 4 items
  • Frozen potatoes – 4 items
  • Frozen breakfast – 4 items
  • Frozen pizza – 4 items
  • Boxed dinners – 8 items
  • Pasta – 4 items
  • Pasta Sauce: 4 items
  • Rice – 4 items
  • Canned Soup – 8 items
  • Canned Vegetables – 8 items
  • Canned Beans – 8 items
  • Canned seafood – 8 items
  • Canned meat – 8 items
  • Dried Beans – 4 items
  • Nut butters – 4 items
  • Oatmeal – 4 items
  • Cereal – 4 items
  • Bread – 4 items
  • Milk – 2 items
  • Powdered Milk – 2 items

Non-food items:

  • Acetaminophen – 2 items total (includes baby, trial and travel sizes, OTC)
  • Baby diapers – 2 items
  • Baby wipes – 2 items
  • Sanitary tampons, pads and liners – 2 items
  • Bath tissue multipack (SA, Gulf, Border, Central TX, W TX, N TX) – 1 items
  • Bath tissue single roll (SA, Gulf, Border, Central TX, W TX, N TX) – 2 items
  • Bath tissue (Houston area) – 2 items
  • Paper towels: 4 items
  • Disinfecting & antibacterial sprays – 4 items
  • Disinfecting & antibacterial wipes – 4 items
  • Trial and travel size disinfecting & antibacterial sprays/wipes – 2 items
  • Liquid bleach – 2 items
  • Hand sanitizer – 2 items
  • Hand soap – 2 items
  • Hydrogen peroxide – 2 items
  • Rubbing (Isopropyl) Alcohol/swabs – 2 items
  • Latex gloves – 2 items
  • Masks – 2 items

H-E-B also says it will not accept returns of the following items purchased prior to the coronavirus outbreak, out of an abundance of care and concern for all customers:

  • Paper Towels
  • Bath Tissue
  • Thermometers
  • Analgesics
  • Disinfecting Sprays
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Frozen Food
  • Liquid/Bar Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Cold/Allergy/Sinus Medications
  • Vitamins/Supplements
  • Laundry detergent
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