Publix limiting some Thanksgiving items

Florida-based grocery-store chain Publix – which has stores in Northern Virginia – is limiting a number of key items ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Officials told the Associated Press that the popular chain began limiting the items last week.

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Customers will only be able to purchase two units each of canned cranberry sauce, pie filling, jarred gravy, cream cheese and bacon.

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The Associated Press also reported that another Florida-based chain – Winn-Dixie – is limiting turkeys to one per customer.

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Experts fear that the well-publicized supply chain issues impacting global markets will become exacerbated during the holiday season, which traditionally sees a surge in consumer purchases.

The Associated Press did not specify whether the limits on Thanksgiving items at Publix or Winn-Dixie were prompted by the supply chain problems.

The Associated Press contributed to this report