28 Aug '15, 1pm

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PARIS, France — Hermès International SCA said it’s talking to Jane Birkin to allay her concerns about crocodile slaughter practices after the actress demanded the leather-goods maker stop using her name on its bestselling bag. Like Birkin, the French company was also shocked by an animal-rights group’s publication of a video showing reptiles still moving after being shot by a bolt gun at a farm in Texas, Hermès Chief Executive Officer Axel Dumas said Friday. “We agree that the best international rules should be applied in our crocodile farms,” Dumas said at an earnings presentation in Paris. The company is seeking to show Birkin, 68, that its practices are often better than others, he said. Birkin demanded in July that the bag be renamed until better practices replace the “cruel” methods that have been used at some slaughter facilities. Rights group People for the Ethical ...

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