Hy-Vee makes limit on amount of meat shoppers can buy


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CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — One grocery store chain is about to limit the amount of meat you can buy.

Hy-Vee, which has a couple stores in west-central Illinois, is making changes. Shoppers will be limited to four packages of meat.

That is a combination of fresh beef, pork and chicken. The company points to worker shortages at plants as well as an increase in meat sales as the reason.

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