Tesco limits sales of key items to stop Covid panic-buying

Supermarket chain follows Morrisons by rationing toilet roll, flour and other essentials

Tesco has reintroduced purchase limits on items including toilet roll, dried pasta and flour, as supermarkets bring back rationing to prevent a repeat of the panic-buying in the early days of the pandemic.

Britain’s largest supermarket chain said on Friday that it was restricting purchases of flour, pasta, baby wipes, antibacterial wipes and toilet paper to three items per customer.

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