Over 8,000 pounds of beef have been recalled because of E. coli threat.

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The recall affects meat produced by PT Farm of North Haverhill including ground beef, grounf beef patties as well as other sub-primal cuts.

The products were produced between June 6 and June 16 and were recalled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The items were shipped to retail locations and for institutional use in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Chestnut Farms” beef products packed in cardboard boxes
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “PT Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Miles Smith Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Robie Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes

People who bought these products are urged not to consume them.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service said 14 people have gotten sick. The investigation is ongoing.

Symptoms of an E. coli infection include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, fever, nausea and vomiting.