COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Kroger says, it will limit the amount of fresh meat people can buy at central Ohio stores.

According to a Kroger spokesperson, stores will add purchase limits on ground beef, chicken and fresh pork.

The retailer says there’s plenty of protein in the supply chain, how-ever some processors are experiencing some challenges.

Kroger released the following statement:

At Kroger, we feel good about our ability to maintain a broad assortment of meat and seafood for our customers because we purchase protein from a diverse network of suppliers. There is plenty of protein in the supply chain; however, some processors are experiencing challenges.  At this time, in central Ohio we’ve added purchase limits on ground beef, chicken and fresh pork to support responsible shopping.