We get it — sometimes those last-minute grocery runs are inevitable. Especially if you're whipping up dinner and find yourself missing a key ingredient. However, there are certain grocery items that shouldn't be left to the eleventh hour. Whether it's because they require ample preparation time, pose health risks, or are in limited supply, some products demand a bit more foresight.
From seafood to seasonal produce, here are 12 grocery items you should never buy at the last minute.