Whole Foods says $6 "asparagus water" was mistake

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Photo of asparagus and water.
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Whole Foods has pulled a new product off shelves after customers started complaining on social media.

The drink was labeled as "asparagus water" and sold for $6. It was basically water with a few stalks of asparagus.

Marielle Wakim, associate editor of Los Angeles Magazine, posted a photo of the pricey concoction on her Instagram page and wrote, "Somewhere in L.A., Whole Foods executives are laughing at all of us."

Whole Foods says the drink, sold at a Brentwood store, was actually a mistake and meant to be infused with asparagus and not contain actual stalks.