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H-E-B implements limits on purchase of certain products in response to coronavirus

Texas: H-E-B
Posted at 2:54 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 16:33:50-04

H-E-B announced on its website it would be limiting the number of items people can buy in order to keep its shelves stocked with items.

"For the long term, H-E-B is in a good in-stock position on many of the items our customers need and we are working around the clock to restock our shelves," the statement said. "While our customers might notice supply of some products low or temporarily out of stock, we encourage them to check back with us if they cannot find what they need, as we’ll continue to restock our products."

In an effort to make sure all customers have access to products they need, H-E-B is limiting the purchase of the following items per shopping trip/transaction:

Food items

  • Chicken – 4 units
    • Ground Beef – 4 units
    • Water – 2 multipacks and 2 gallons, total of 4 items
    • Eggs – 2 units
    • Frozen vegetables – 4 units
    • Frozen breakfast – 4 units
    • Frozen pizza – 4 units
    • Boxed dinners – 8 units
    • Pasta – 4 units
    • Pasta Sauce: 4 units
    • Rice – 4 units
    • Canned Soup – 8 units
    • Canned Vegetables – 8 units
    • Canned Beans – 8 units
    • Canned seafood – 8 units
    • Canned meat – 8 units
    • Dried Beans – 4 units
    • Nut butters – 4 units
    • Oatmeal – 4 units
    • Cereal – 4 units
    • Bread – 4 units
    • Milk – 2 units
    • Powdered Milk – 2 units

Non-food items

  • Baby Diapers – 2 units
    • Baby wipes – 2 units
    • Toilet Paper – 2 units
    • Paper Towels: 4 units
    • Disinfecting & Antibacterial sprays/wipes – 4 units
    • Liquid Bleach – 2 units
    • Hand sanitizer – 2 units
    • Hand soap – 2 units
    • Hydrogen peroxide – 2 units
    • Rubbing (Isopropyl) Alcohol/swabs – 2 units
    • Latex Gloves – 2 units
    • Masks – 2 units

H-E-B also announced modified hours to give employees an opportunity to restock shelves.