Breaking: Woolworths impose restricted shopping limits on thousands of items amid coronavirus panic buying
Across all stores and online
Editor / March 17 2020
Woolworths supermarket has announced new tough shopping restrictions amid coronavirus panic buying.
The new tough policy is in place from today, March 18.
In a statement on their website Woolworths says: “From today, there is now a per customer, per shop limit of 2 items from any single category on most packaged products across Woolworths Supermarkets and Metro stores and online.”
What this means for you:
You will only be able to buy 2 products from a single category or section, regardless of the brand or variety.
For example, coffee, you can buy only 2 from the whole category.
New tougher restrictions are also in place and are limited to 1 pack per customer:
*Rice (2kg and over)
There are also items which have NO limits currently in place.
* Fresh fruit and vegetables
*Meat (excluding mince)
*Confectionary - excluding Easter
*Wet Dog Food
*Wet Cat Food
*General Merchandice (e.g. batteries, storage)
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Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.