5 Things for Oct. 12: Popular Cereal Recalled, Hard Freeze Expected, Friday Night Lights in Foxborough and More
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: NWS calls for morning showers and cloudy conditions, Frosted Mini-Wheats are being recalled, Foxborough football hosts Attleboro and more.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section!
1. Chance of Morning Showers, Otherwise a Cloudy Friday in Foxborough
Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of showers, mainly before 1 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. West wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Friday night: Widespread frost after 3 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
2. Popular Cereal Recalled Because of Metal Mesh Fragments
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has initiated a voluntary recall of Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size because of possible metal mesh fragments from a faulty manufacturing part, according to the FDA.
Recalled products include the letters KB, AP or FK before or after the Best If Used Before date.
Products impacted are:
Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original cereal
- UPC 3800031829 - 18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB
- UPC 3800073444 - 18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB
- UPC 3800031834 - 24-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB
- UPC 3800046954 - 30-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB
- UPC 3800031921 - 70-ounce club store carton with Better if Used Before Dates APR 01 2013 KB - JUL 29 2013 KB
- UPC 3800004961 - single-serve bowl with Better if Used Before Dates between 04013 KB - 09213 KB
- UPC 3800021993 - single-serve carton with Better if Used Before Dates between AP 04013 - AP 09213 or FK 04013 - FK 09213
Kellogg's Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size cereal
- UPC 3800021983 - single serve carton with Better if Used Before Dates between FK 04013 - FK 09213
- UPC 3800035982 -18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB
Customers with the recalled product or who have questions should choose Contact the company at Kelloggs.com or call 800-962-1413 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday-Friday.
3. NWS Issues a Freeze Watch for Friday Night
The National Weather Service is reporting a hard freeze is likely to occur Friday night into Saturday morning in Foxborough. The Freeze Watch will remain in effect after midnight Friday night through Saturday morning. Hazards include below freezing temperatures, which can kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. For more on the Freeze Watch, click here.
4. Warriors Game Day:
The following Foxborough High School teams will be in action Friday:
- The football team hosts Attleboro at 7 p.m. at Ahern Field.
- Boys’ soccer hosts Oliver Ames at 3:30 p.m.
- Girls’ soccer travels to Easton to face Oliver Ames at 3:30 p.m.
- Field hockey travels to Easton to face Oliver Ames at 3:30 p.m.
For results and expanded schedules, check out Patch's Warriors Scoreboard here.
5. Patriot Place Events:
- Fall Fun Event - Artist's Studio Fall Member Show: Visit the Artist’s Studio’s Fall show the weekends of Oct. 5-7 and Oct. 12–14. Over 120 pieces of art will be displayed representing 60 local artists from the Foxborough Art Association.
- 10:30 a.m. - Fall Fun -Stroll2BFit: Free family fitness program brought to you by Brigham and Women’s / Mass General Healthcare Center.
- 6 p.m. - 20,000 Leagues - Lights OUT: Are you brave enough to visit Captain Nemo’s abandoned submarine with nothing but a flashlight and your wits to guide you through its pitch black chambers? Find out here.
- 8 p.m. - The British Invasion Tribute at Showcase Live: More than just the Beatles, this nostalgic musical tribute spans the entire 60s British Invasion era and is actually three shows in one.
- 8:30 p.m. - Goddesses of Laughter - Women Sitting On Top of Comedy: See five of Boston's top hilarious women. This comedy dinner show plays at Twenty8 inside the Renaissance Hotel and Spa Boston Patriot Place.