The answer is yes & no depending whether it has been fermented or if it is GM (genetically modified). At a BBQ recently, I was advised by a Government Tester to stay away from eating soy, corn etc, as most are genetically modified, sprayed with “Roundup”, you & I eat it.
HGP stands for “Hormonal Growth Promotants (HGPs)”, what a title to give to the procedures that add hormones to livestock for you & I to eat. compounds which mimic the actions of these sex hormones.
The US food and Drug Administration January 2010 released its update regarding the investigation of “Bisphenol A (BPA) for Use in Food”