December 7, 2021 all-day
M3 Insurance
828 John Nolen Drive
WI 53713
Jen Pino-Gallagher

Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training Workshop

M3 Insurance is offering a two and half day seminar on training to meet the “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI) requirement under Subpart C – Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls [§ 117.126 Food Safety Plan].  The PCQI is responsible for oversight of the written food safety plan at their respective food processing facility. Successful completion of this course provides the attendee with a certificate for this training.

Course Takeaways:

This workshop will follow the FDA approved curriculum developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance [FSPCA], and includes:

  • Overview of the Preventive Controls for Human Food [PCHF] rule
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practice and other Prerequisite Programs
  • Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination
  • Development of Process, Allergen, Sanitation and Supplier Preventive Controls
  • Recall Plan
  • Record-Keeping Requirements

The working exercises presented during the training are designed to provide practical details covering all the required components of the written food safety plan mandated within the Preventive Controls for Human Food [PCHF] rule.

Program Schedule:

December 7, 2021
Check-In: 7:30 – 8:00 am (continental breakfast provided)
Session: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm (lunch provided)

December 8, 2021
Check-In: 7:45 – 8:00 am (continental breakfast provided)
Session: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (lunch provided)

December 9, 2021
Check-In: 7:45 – 8:00 am (continental breakfast provided)
Session: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (lunch provided)

Cost: Early bird registration through November 15th $399 per person. After November 15th the cost will go up to $425 per person.  This fee will cover registration, all materials (participant manual, exercise workbook and certificate of training], lunch and breaks each day.


M3 Insurance
828 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713

Who Should Attend?
Company Owners • Food Safety Directors • Regulatory Affairs Directors • Plant Operations Managers Quality Assurance Managers • Quality Control Managers • HACCP Managers • QA/QC Supervisors & Sanitation Managers • Food Microbiologists

Featured Speaker, Kara Baldus: Kara is a Food Safety Program Manager for Hydrite Chemical Company where she is involved in the food industry training and microbiological support.  Ms. Baldus has 25 years of food microbiology experience, working in the contract laboratory and food industries prior to joining Hydrite. Much of her career has been spent on the control of foodborne pathogens in the manufacturing plant environment and continuous improvement of food safety systems such as Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), environmental monitoring programs (EMP), Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audit schemes and Preventive Controls.

She is a member of the International Association for Food Protection and on the education committee for the Wisconsin Affiliate. She is a member of the Institute for Food Technologist and a member of the board for the Wisconsin Affiliate.

• Bachelor of Science in Bacteriology and Genetics – University of Wisconsin – Madison
• Master of Business with concentration in Management – Edgewood College
• Graduate Certificate in Total Quality – Edgewood College






With the anticipated popular demand for this training and limited attendance, M3 Insurance reserves the right to limit the number of attendees to 2 per company at this time (Please contact Jen Pino-Gallagher at [email protected] or 608.288.2842 to request additional registrations – space permitting.)  We are monitoring COVID best practices.